draft of some hookup info
Bob Fink LBNL
Tue, 17 Sep 1996 08:03:13 -0700
>> In an attempt to provide some of the most often asked info about hooking =
>> to the 6bone I've created the following page:
>> Before I refer to it from the 6bone home page, please take a look and
>> comment (to the list please) so I can refine or rewrite :-) it.
>It may be useful to include a list of organisations which are willing
>to provide tunnel services, with information such as site contact
>and tunnel server address with which performance characteristics
>can be obtained, helping the fledgling find the "nearest" provider.
>In the near future, it may be best to contact your upstream provider
>to find if they offer such services (why i liked the prefix listing on
>early 6bone maps). I, for example, would be willing to offer tunnels
>to others, but would be less than optimal for all but the closest
This one is a little hard for me to do without help from others. If there
is sufficient response to the list from folks willing to provide service,
as well as providing me with this info, I will do it.
Comments anyone on the value of this??
>One more note is that it has been suggested by several persons that
>sites connect only to a single tunnel server, in order to prevent loops
>in the current topology.
I'll at least put a cautionary note in.