Layer 2 based anycast - Kind like GLBP - Research

Dobbins, Roland Roland.Dobbins at
Fri Jul 2 17:20:12 UTC 2021

> On 2 Jul 2021, at 01:04, Douglas Fischer <fischerdouglas at> wrote:
> Answering suggestions in advance:

As others have pointed out, what you’re describing isn’t anycast, nor anything directly to do with high availability.

There are multiple well-understood frameworks which can be used to do what you’re describing.

This is strictly a layer-7 issue, nothing to do with layer-2 nor anycast.  There’s no need to get down into the networking weeds to accomplish what you appear to be trying to accomplish.

Just do it all at layer-7.

Roland Dobbins <roland.dobbins at>

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