Re: [quicwg/base-drafts] 5tuple routing (#3536)

ianswett <notifications@github.com> Mon, 30 March 2020 18:20 UTC

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> @@ -1156,6 +1156,34 @@ SHOULD ignore any such packets.
 
 Servers MUST drop incoming packets under all other circumstances.
 
+### Considerations for 5-tuple routing architectures
+
+QUIC endpoints can be deployed behind a 5-tuple based routing architecture that
+delivers packets based on both the source and destination IP addresses and
+ports. When routing depends on addresses that the endpoint does not control,
+changes to the IP address or port of peers could result in packets being routed
+to a different server. The following actions could mitigate or resolve
+operational and security issues in this case:
+
+* Endpoints can use an out-of-band mechanism to deliver packets to the correct
+destination or transfer state from the original destination.
+
+* A server can request that a connection be migrated to an address that is
+unique using the preferred_address transport parameter. For example, the initial

```suggestion
stable using the preferred_address transport parameter. For example, the initial
```

> @@ -1156,6 +1156,34 @@ SHOULD ignore any such packets.
 
 Servers MUST drop incoming packets under all other circumstances.
 
+### Considerations for 5-tuple routing architectures
+
+QUIC endpoints can be deployed behind a 5-tuple based routing architecture that
+delivers packets based on both the source and destination IP addresses and
+ports. When routing depends on addresses that the endpoint does not control,
+changes to the IP address or port of peers could result in packets being routed
+to a different server. The following actions could mitigate or resolve
+operational and security issues in this case:
+
+* Endpoints can use an out-of-band mechanism to deliver packets to the correct
+destination or transfer state from the original destination.
+
+* A server can request that a connection be migrated to an address that is
+unique using the preferred_address transport parameter. For example, the initial

If it was unique, it would be linkable, which seems sub-optimal.

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