HP IPv6 RA Guard

Ray Soucy rps at maine.edu
Thu Dec 1 01:53:28 UTC 2011

This is great news.

I wonder if this is evidence that they plan to continue to develop the
Procurve line and eventually abandon the 3Com line.  Uncertainty of
which line would win out has kept me (and others I'm sure) from
wanting to invest in anything HP.

On Wed, Nov 30, 2011 at 8:40 PM, Jason Mueller <jasmuell at indiana.edu> wrote:
> All,
> I received HP code today that implements RA guard (K.15.07.0002). This is for the 5400, 8200, 3500 series switches. The feature blocks both RAs (ICMP type 134) and IPv6 redirects (ICMP type 137).
> Here is the CLI command syntax:
> [no] ipv6 ra-guard ports <port-list> [log]
> This should be included in their next general release of K.15 series code.
> No word on my request for IPv6 DHCP snooping. I generally get an HP drafted version of special feature requests, when they accept them for development. I don't have any record of that, so I sent a gentle reminder to HP tonight.
> -Jason

Ray Soucy

Epic Communications Specialist

Phone: +1 (207) 561-3526

Networkmaine, a Unit of the University of Maine System

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