Subject: Re: IPv6 aliases on networking interfaces
To: None <>
From: David Young <>
List: tech-net
Date: 09/27/2005 21:11:14
On Tue, Sep 27, 2005 at 05:58:32PM -0500, Jonathan A. Kollasch wrote:
> On Tuesday 27 September 2005 02:30 pm, David Young wrote:
> > Look at the source-address selection patches that I posted a few weeks
> > ago.  The 'preference' idea is equally applicable to IPv6 as to IPv4,
> > although I have not written code for the IPv6 case.
> I haven't actually looked at the patches, but I assume you have RFC 3484 in 
> mind as a basis for the IPv6 case. I'd like to select a single source address 
> for general traffic, and assign source addresses for specific functions in 
> that application (including the address used in traceroute6 replies).

RFC3484 source selection will be easily implemented using the same policy
mechanism I proposed for IPv4.  Selecting source addresses based on the
protocol (ICMP6) is out of the scope of my proposal.


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