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Architectural Commentary on Site Multi-homing using a Level 3 Shim

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (shim6 WG)
Author Geoff Huston
Last updated 2005-07-05
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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This document provides an architectural description of the level 3 shim approach to site Multi-homing in IPv6 as described in [ID.SHIM6], [ID.REFER], [ID.FUNC], and [ID.HBA], using as a framework for this analysis the approach described in [ID.ARCH].


Geoff Huston

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