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

Tim Chown <tjc@ecs.soton.ac.uk> Tue, 05 November 2013 01:31 UTC

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Subject: Re: [v6ops] Some stats on IPv6 fragments and EH filtering on the Internet
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On 5 Nov 2013, at 01:25, Ole Troan <otroan@employees.org> wrote:

>> Hi, if the network is dropping fragments we are just going to have
>> to fix it. Tunnels are an example of a packetization layer that
>> requires fragmentation.
> 
> 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.

I’ll check on the ICMPv6.

Tim