Link local for P-t-P links? (Was: IPv6 prefixes longer then /64: are they possible in DOCSIS networks?)

McCall, Gabriel Gabriel.McCall at thyssenkrupp.com
Wed Nov 30 22:33:59 CST 2011


Well, traceroutes and other ICMP functions would break. It is occasionally useful to be able to address a specific router interface from someplace other than its connected peer.

-Gabriel

-----Original Message-----
From: Mike Jones [mailto:mike at mikejones.in] 
Sent: Wednesday, November 30, 2011 9:16 PM
To: nanog at nanog.org
Subject: Link local for P-t-P links? (Was: IPv6 prefixes longer then /64: are they possible in DOCSIS networks?)

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Am I a complete idiot missing some obvious major issues with link locals, or am i just the only one not thinking IPv4-think? Opinions?
:)

- Mike





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