Implementations/suggestions for Multihoming IPv6 for DSL sites

Owen DeLong owen at
Thu Apr 7 14:04:25 UTC 2011

On Apr 7, 2011, at 6:51 AM, Tomas Podermanski wrote:

> Hi Daniel,
>    all IPv6 multihoming ideas are very theoretical today. None of them
> is ready to use. Shim6 looks very good, but it requires support on both
> a client and a server side. As you can guess, there is only experimental
> support for some operating systems. Microsoft and Apple doesn't support it.
Well, BGP multihoming works today quite well. It's no different from IPv4
and is a perfectly viable technology.

> A one possible solution I have found is based on a network prefix
> translation (NPTv6 Using
> NPTv6 you can do multihoming that is very similar to multihoming based
> on IPv4 NAT.
You can also use thumb cuffs to suspend yourself from a rafter, but, I don't
recommend it unless you are into pain.


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