leaf site

leaf site

A machine that merely originates and reads Usenet news or mail, and does not relay any third-party traffic. Often uttered in a critical tone; when the ratio of leaf sites to backbone, rib, and other relay sites gets too high, the network tends to develop bottlenecks. Compare backbone site, rib site.
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The bottom layer is comprised of leaf sites connected via the 6Bone.
6Bone backbone networks play the role of experimental TLAS, called pseudo TLAs (pTLAs), and assign address space to pseudo NLAs (pNLAs) and leaf sites. The prefix assigned to the 6Bone is 3ffe::/16 (RFC 2471).