Implementations/suggestions for Multihoming IPv6 for DSL sites

Owen DeLong owen at
Fri Apr 8 07:27:12 UTC 2011

On Apr 7, 2011, at 8:13 PM, Tom Limoncelli wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 10:51 PM, Owen DeLong <owen at> wrote:
>> There is no need for NAT in order to multiple-home. BGP is every bit as effective and much simpler.
> I know a lot of small businesses with one FiOS link and one Comcast
> link and I don't think they're going to be able to do BGP. Their
> providers won't do it and their prem equipment doesn't support it and
> the local IT person doesn't have the know-how to do it.  I know that
> the typical NANOG member isn't in this category, but this is a
> use-case that is very common and outnumbers NANOG members.
I have one DSL and one Cable. Neither the DSL provider nor Comcast
will do BGP. I do BGP just fine without them doing BGP.


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