Source-Address-Dependent Routing and Source Address Selection for IPv6 Hosts: Overview of the Problem Space (RFC8043)
Original Publication Date: 2017-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2017-Jan-07
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
B. Sarikaya: AUTHOR [+1]
1.1. Overall Context
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
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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Table of Contents
1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
1.1. Overall Context . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
1.2. Scope . . ....