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Re: Implementations/suggestions for Multihoming IPv6 for DSL sites
From: Job Snijders <job () instituut net>
Date: Fri, 8 Apr 2011 17:31:02 +0200

Dear Michel,

On 7 Apr 2011, at 21:30, Michel de Nostredame wrote:

On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 2:27 AM, Daniel STICKNEY <dstickney () optilian com> wrote:
I'm investigating how to setup multihoming for IPv6 over two DSL lines
(different ISPs), and I wanted to see if this wheel has already been
invented. Has anyone already set this up or tested it ?

In this environment, BGP exchanges with uplink ISPs for multihoming
usually is not an option. One reason maybe cost, another reason maybe
ISP doesn't like to setup BGP with a DSL customer. At least in my
case, reason #2 always prevent my customers to setup BGP with uplink
ISPs.

Agreed. Very common situation. 

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: http://www.lisp4.net/

Kind regards,

Job Snijders



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