RFC 2991

Multipath Issues in Unicast and Multicast Next-Hop Selection, November 2000

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2991.txt
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Authors:
D. Thaler
C. Hopps
Stream:
[Legacy]

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC2991

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Abstract

The effect of multipath routing on a forwarder is that the forwarder potentially has several next-hops for any given destination and must use some method to choose which next-hop should be used for a given data packet. This memo summarizes current practices, problems, and solutions. This memo provides information for the Internet community.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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