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

Fernando Gont <fernando@gont.com.ar> Mon, 04 November 2013 23:01 UTC

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Subject: [v6ops] Some stats on IPv6 fragments and EH filtering on the Internet
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I did a presentation on the topic at the IEPG meeting earlier this week.
It provides some concrete data regarding IPv6 fragmentation and
Extension Header filtering on the Internet.

The slideware is available at:

Certainly there's *much* more work to be done in this area, but I
thought that this could be good food sfor some of the discussions that
we were having on the topic.

Fernando Gont
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