IPv4 source routing options and IPv6 Type 0 Routing Header

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Thu Jun 26 06:44:34 UTC 2008

sorry to pick this up so late.

source routing is still requested and sometimes mandated at inter-as
borders. for the reasons deepak stated.  note that this does not expose
any vulnerability.  source routing is only dangerous to hosts.

> Yes, sorry. The question should have been: Has IPv6 Type 0 Routing 
> Header ever been a requirement in v6 peering agreements?

not of which i am aware.  imiho, from ops pov extension headers are
unneeded kink.


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