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Multi-homing implies to device, system or a computer which is linked to two or more than two computer networks. For instance, it might be used to upsurge the dependability of an Internet Protocol or the IP network, like the user being served by two or more Internet service providers.

As multi-homing is usually used to eradicate the network connectivity as a likely SPOF (single point of failure), some application cautions us with apply which could disturb the achievement of such a plan.

To use the facility of multi-homing with the Internet by using the BGP service, a network needs to have its personal public Internet Protocol address series and a public AS (Autonomous System) number. And only then the linking of two or more distinct Internet Service Providers is possible. The routing done over these networks is usually measured by a BGP permitted router.


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