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Re: "from the real world" - typical multihoming discussion
Sean Doran wrote:
> Masataka Ohta <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > It will be great if small operators do not have to use BGP merely
> > because they are multihomed.
> Yes, agreed.
> At the risk of summoning down fire from heaven, I would
> like to point out that NAT makes this sort of multihoming
> possible, and despite the often-alleged huge cost of NAT,
> some sites consider it easier to manage than BGP,
> particularly when it comes to managing the attraction of
> return traffic from sources across the Internet.
I would not call this fire, but NAT's suck when it comes to
peer-to-peer applications. You can call out, but you can't