RFC 7098

Using the IPv6 Flow Label for Load Balancing in Server Farms, January 2014

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7098.txt
File formats:
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Authors:
B. Carpenter
S. Jiang
W. Tarreau
Stream:
IETF
Source:
intarea (int)

Cite this RFC: TXT  |  XML

DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17487/RFC7098

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Abstract

This document describes how the currently specified IPv6 flow label can be used to enhance layer 3/4 (L3/4) load distribution and balancing for large server farms.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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