Implementations/suggestions for Multihoming IPv6 for DSL sites

Lori Jakab ljakab at
Fri Apr 8 17:34:06 UTC 2011

On 04/08/2011 06:39 PM, Owen DeLong wrote:
> On Apr 8, 2011, at 9:30 AM, Seth Mattinen wrote:
>> On 4/8/11 8:31 AM, Job Snijders wrote:
>>>> As Seth pointed out SHIM6 is still an academic exercise
>>> Another Locator / ID separator protocol is LISP. The advantage is that you don't need to 
>>> change the host but only the CPE. I've been using it to multi-home my house and it works
>>> fine. I'm multihoming my IPv6 /48 over a v6-only DSL and a v4-only FTTH connection. 
>>> More information about LISP be found here:
>> Ah, I completely forgot about LISP, which reminds me, I'd wanted to set
>> it up for fun and learning.
>> ~Seth
> LISP can also be a good option. Comes with slightly more overhead in terms of
> encapsulation/etc. than the GRE tunnels I use and has limited (if any) functionality
> for IPv4 (which GRE supports nicely).

Maybe you meant ILNP here? AFAIK, IPv4 and IPv6 are equal citizens for LISP.

-Lori Jakab

> Owen

More information about the NANOG mailing list