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Extending Use of the IPv6 Flow Label for Load Balancing Persistence

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors Brian E. Carpenter , Sheng Jiang , Willy Tarreau
Last updated 2013-06-08 (Latest revision 2012-12-05)
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This document describes how the IPv6 flow label could be used in an extended role to simplify persistence mechanisms for load distribution and balancing for large server farms.


Brian E. Carpenter
Sheng Jiang
Willy Tarreau

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