[rfc-dist] RFC 7098 on Using the IPv6 Flow Label for Load Balancing in Server Farms

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        RFC 7098

        Title:      Using the IPv6 Flow Label 
                    for Load Balancing in Server Farms 
        Author:     B. Carpenter, S. Jiang,
                    W. Tarreau
        Status:     Informational
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       January 2014
        Mailbox:    brian.e.carpenter at gmail.com, 
                    jiangsheng at huawei.com, 
                    willy at haproxy.com
        Pages:      13
        Characters: 30884
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-intarea-flow-label-balancing-03.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7098.txt

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.

This document is a product of the Internet Area Working Group Working Group of the IETF.

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