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Solaris™ 9 Network Administrator Exam Cram™ 2 (Exam CX-310-044) by John Philcox

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IPv6 Multipathing

IP multipathing was introduced in Chapter 5, “IP Multipathing.” To use multipathing with IPv6, the setup is very similar to that of IPv4, although there are some important differences. The most notable are that the test addresses are created on the same network interface, such as hme0, without the need for additional logical interfaces, and that the test address can also be used for normal operation. With IPv4 setup, the test address is used only to enable the in.mpathd process to probe its status.

Like IPv4, IPv6 multipathing can be set up via a command line or through the use of configuration files.

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