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Source-Address-Dependent Routing and Source Address Selection for IPv6 Hosts: Overview of the Problem Space (RFC8043)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000248767D
Original Publication Date: 2017-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2017-Jan-07
Document File: 32 page(s) / 35K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

B. Sarikaya: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

1.1. Overall Context

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Independent Submission                                       B. Sarikaya Request for Comments: 8043                                    Huawei USA Category: Informational                                     M. Boucadair ISSN: 2070-1721                                                   Orange                                                             January 2017

      Source-Address-Dependent Routing and Source Address Selection              for IPv6 Hosts: Overview of the Problem Space

Abstract

   This document presents the source-address-dependent routing (SADR)    problem space from the host's perspective.  Both multihomed hosts and    hosts with multiple interfaces are considered.  Several network    architectures are presented to illustrate why source address    selection and next-hop resolution are needed in view of    source-address-dependent routing.

   The document is scoped on identifying a set of scenarios for    source-address-dependent routing from the host's perspective and    analyzing a set of solutions to mitigate encountered issues.  The    document does not make any solution recommendations.

Status of This Memo

   This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is    published for informational purposes.

   This is a contribution to the RFC Series, independently of any other    RFC stream.  The RFC Editor has chosen to publish this document at    its discretion and makes no statement about its value for    implementation or deployment.  Documents approved for publication by    the RFC Editor are not a candidate for any level of Internet    Standard; see Section 2 of RFC 7841.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at    http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc8043.

 Sarikaya & Boucadair          Informational                     [Page 1]
 RFC 8043            Source-Address-Dependent-Routing        January 2017

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   This document is subject to BCP 78 and the IETF Trust's Legal    Provisions Relating to IETF Documents    (http://trustee.ietf.org/license-info) in effect on the date of    publication of this document.  Please review these documents    carefully, as they describe your rights and restrictions with respect    to this document.

Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3

     1.1.  Overall Context . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3

     1.2.  Scope . . ....