Layer 2 based anycast - Kind like GLBP - Research

Douglas Fischer fischerdouglas at
Fri Jul 2 10:52:05 UTC 2021

Hello Masataka!

Yes... It probably solves my issues on a v6 only world.
But unfortunately, in this scenario there is IPv4 also, and to make me cry
alone in the bathroom there are some IPv4 only...
So, I will need to provide some solution that covers IPv4 also.

Em qui., 1 de jul. de 2021 às 19:51, Masataka Ohta <
mohta at> escreveu:

> 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

Douglas Fernando Fischer
Engº de Controle e Automação
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