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  • n. A technique to increase the reliability of a network connection by means of additional, alternative network interfaces or IP addresses.


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  • Adding to the impact of route-table growth from more fragmented block assignment is the rapid growth of multihoming, meaning providers must advertise individual blocks for each customer, leading to multiple routing table entries for the same block of addresses.

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  • "We can get the current [routing] system to run but reduce the pressures on it from multihoming and other issues," says Joel Halpern, co-chair of the LISP working group in the IETF.

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  • It is beneficial for enterprises deploying multihoming -- using multiple ISPs for Internet access service -- and can also be used to balance traffic loads destined for multihomed enterprises as well as other traffic engineering applications.

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  • · Multi-Domain architecture (field-proven for over 120,000 domains per system), with multihoming and shared-IP configurations.

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  • Multi-domain support with and without IP multihoming, multi-mailbox accounts and shared mailboxes, Internet mail exchange service using the ESMTP protocol, anti-spam mechanisms, and much more.

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  • In either case, an ideal networking system would be able to handle any of the topographies Chari alludes to as well as allow for multihoming (the use of bandwidth from multiple internet connection points for a single download or upload).

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  • IETF to explore new routing technique - The IETF is forming a new working group to address scalability issues in the Internet's routing system caused by companies splitting their network traffic over multiple carriers, a practice called multihoming.

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  • A few people are also aware that due in part to increased multihoming, routing table sizes are increasing dramatically, to the point where they'll exceed Moore's Law's ability to keep up.

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  • However, because of the unique features of SCTP, such as multistreaming and multihoming, the existing socket APIs either do not work on an SCTP socket, or the semantics of the socket APIs need modification.

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  • It must not be used for the multihoming feature in SCTP, because this socket API does not work with one-to-many style sockets.

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