RFC 3568

Known Content Network (CN) Request-Routing Mechanisms, July 2003

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc3568.txt
File formats:
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Authors:
A. Barbir
B. Cain
R. Nair
O. Spatscheck
Stream:
IETF
Source:
cdi (app)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC3568

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Abstract

This document presents a summary of Request-Routing techniques that are used to direct client requests to surrogates based on various policies and a possible set of metrics. The document covers techniques that were commonly used in the industry on or before December 2000. In this memo, the term Request-Routing represents techniques that is commonly called content routing or content redirection. In principle, Request-Routing techniques can be classified under: DNS Request-Routing, Transport-layer Request-Routing, and Application-layer Request-Routing. 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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