Layer 2 based anycast - Kind like GLBP - Research

Masataka Ohta mohta at
Thu Jul 1 22:49:07 UTC 2021

Douglas Fischer wrote:

> I'm looking for solutions do deploy some type of selective high
> availability and load balance based on the glue between Layer 2 and Layer 3
> (ARP or ND).

If you are looking for L2 anycast, it was purposelessly
invented as a functionality of ND, though it does not
satisfy your requirements. See rfcs 2461 and 4861.

Glad to know it is totally ignored by most, if not all.

							Masataka Ohta

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