Re: Multi-Homed Sites

From: James R Grinter <>
Date: Tue, 20 Jan 1998 16:19:21 +0000

On Tue 20 Jan, 1998, Jamie Wilson <> wrote:
>Does squid support (or have plans to support) some sort of parent
>selection method for sites which are multi-homed?
>That is, using BGP (?) a router can decide the best router for traffic

The French Renater cache project did implement some code back in the
days of Harvest cached, to use (a local copy of) the RIPE
database/RADB to look up ASNs for an IP address, and thus you could
nominate neighbours based upon ASN.

That principle could undoubtedly be extended.

-- jrg.
Received on Tue Jan 20 1998 - 08:23:13 MST

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