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RE: The state of IPv6 multihoming development
> Michael Lambert wrote:
> Can these boxes (which in essence are multihoming policy
> servers) exist only at the edge of the enterprise network,
> or do they have to live at each level of the internal
> routing hierarchy?
> A host with interfaces on multiple subnets has to make the
> same decisions about address selection when reaching an
> internal destination as when reaching an external one.
That's the point, precisely: These boxes would enable hosts on the
internal network to have only one address.
> I guess the implication is that a solution which is
> routing-protocol agnostic is more scalable than one
> which isn't.
At the host level, definitely. At the router level, there is a fine line
between agnosticism and awareness, as there are tremendous advantages
for the box that makes the multihoming decisions to know the network