RFC 6438

Using the IPv6 Flow Label for Equal Cost Multipath Routing and Link Aggregation in Tunnels, November 2011

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6438.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Authors:
B. Carpenter
S. Amante
Stream:
IETF
Source:
6man (int)

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DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17487/RFC6438

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Abstract

The IPv6 flow label has certain restrictions on its use. This document describes how those restrictions apply when using the flow label for load balancing by equal cost multipath routing and for link aggregation, particularly for IP-in-IPv6 tunneled traffic. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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