Using the IPv6 Flow Label for Equal Cost Multipath Routing and Link Aggregation in Tunnels
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: RFC Editor <email@example.com>, 6man mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org>, 6man chair <email@example.com> Subject: Protocol Action: 'Using the IPv6 flow label for equal cost multipath routing and link aggregation in tunnels' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-6man-flow-ecmp-05.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Using the IPv6 flow label for equal cost multipath routing and link aggregation in tunnels' (draft-ietf-6man-flow-ecmp-05.txt) as a Proposed Standard This document is the product of the IPv6 Maintenance Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Jari Arkko and Ralph Droms. A URL of this Internet Draft is: http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-6man-flow-ecmp/
Technical Summary The IPv6 flow label has certain restrictions on its use. This document describes how those restrictions apply when using the flow label for load balancing by equal cost multipath routing, and for link aggregation, particularly for IP-in-IPv6 tunneled traffic. Working Group Summary This document was reviewed by the 6man WG and represents the consensus of that groups. Document Quality This document has been reviewed by the members and co-chairs of the 6MAN working group. Personnel The Document Shepherd is Brian Haberman. The Sponsoring Area Director is Jari Arkko.