Re: [v6ops] Some stats on IPv6 fragments and EH filtering on the Internet

Jen Linkova <furry13@gmail.com> Tue, 05 November 2013 02:12 UTC

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From: Jen Linkova <furry13@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Nov 2013 03:11:54 +0100
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Subject: Re: [v6ops] Some stats on IPv6 fragments and EH filtering on the Internet
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On Tue, Nov 5, 2013 at 2:31 AM, Tim Chown <tjc@ecs.soton.ac.uk> wrote:
>> does the above results show the _network_ dropping fragments, or the end host or a system closely associated with the end host dropping extension headers?
>
> For mine, the test was simply whether the HTTP request solicited a response.

It could be verified by checking the hop limit from the your machine
to the server you are testing and then vary the hop limits of probe
packets - so you can see when you stop receiving 'time exceeded'.


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SY, Jen Linkova aka Furry