Mechanisms for a multi-homed host to pick the best router

Cayle Spandon cayle.spandon at gmail.com
Thu Sep 18 08:54:54 CDT 2008


Hi Laurence,

RE> why would you not sent the reply out the same spigot you go the request
on?

Yes, that exactly what I was trying to ask in the e-mail (in a much more
verbose way than you :-).

The problems I could think of are:

- It only works for inbound TCP connections.

- The TCP connections might be dropped after a topology change despite the
existence of an alternative path.

I was wondering if anyone else knows of any additional problems.

-- Cayle



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