True Multihoming solutions (Was: At the risk of being declared off topic)

Jeroen Massar jeroen at
Wed Jan 12 18:40:23 UTC 2005

On Wed, 2005-01-12 at 10:26 -0800, Owen DeLong wrote:
> I realize that this is more of an IETF issue than a NANOG one, but, I'd
> like to find a couple of people with some protocol background and a strong
> operational background that would be interested in trying to see if we
> can come up with a way to develop a version of IP which did not require
> a flag day, but, would facilitate a transition towards an IP where the
> End System Identifier (Host Address) could be globally unique to a given
> system (think PI space) and essentially a layer 4 construct, but, the
> Routing Tag (Network Address) could, instead, be dynamically determined
> and separate information.

Check HIP:

As that is exactly what you describe.


-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 240 bytes
Desc: This is a digitally signed message part
URL: <>

More information about the NANOG mailing list