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Re: tunneling [Was: Agenda for Vienna]
Iljitsch van Beijnum wrote:
> On woensdag, mei 21, 2003, at 08:17 Europe/Amsterdam, Cedric de Launois
> >> packet. With this hook in place hosts could run a daemon that asks
> >> some
> >> central servers about the mapping state and source/dest locator
> >> preference whenever a session is initiated to a destination for which
> >> there is no mapping state yet. (A stateless way to see if a
> >> destination
> >> is multihomed or legacy v4 would be good here.)
> > This is exactly what is done in the new draft
> > http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-de-launois-multi6-naros-
> > 00.txt
> > Maybe you should take a look at it. We would appreciate your comments !
> Yes I read it after Brian mentioned it. My main comment is that it only
> addresses the source address if I read it correctly. Why not ask the
> system for the best destination/source combination? And maybe report
> back if something doesn't work so the next host gets better information?
If we want to develop a multi-address based solution, these questions
would need to be answered. Plus why not do the same thing using DNS.
Plus security, since as proposed it is wide open to attack. But first,
let's decide if we want a multi-address solution.