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

"Templin, Fred L" <Fred.L.Templin@boeing.com> Tue, 05 November 2013 02:24 UTC

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From: "Templin, Fred L" <Fred.L.Templin@boeing.com>
To: Fernando Gont <fernando@gont.com.ar>, "v6ops@ietf.org" <v6ops@ietf.org>
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Hi Fernando,

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Fernando Gont [mailto:fernando@gont.com.ar]
> Sent: Monday, November 04, 2013 5:48 PM
> To: Templin, Fred L; v6ops@ietf.org
> Subject: Re: [v6ops] Some stats on IPv6 fragments and EH filtering on the Internet
> 
> On 11/04/2013 04:31 PM, Templin, Fred L wrote:
> > Hi, if the network is dropping fragments we are just going to have
> > to fix it.
> 
> I guess we didn't have a good success rate with ICMP{v4,v6} filtering
> for PMTUD to be reliable?

Unfortunately, that seems to be the case.

> Not that I like it, but... it's not that easy to fix something that is
> not under your control.
> 
> That said, I have a few ideas to provide some help in that direction.

Any ideas would be helpful!

Thanks - Fred
fred.l.templin@boeing.com

> Thanks!
> 
> Best regards,
> --
> Fernando Gont
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