IPv6 RA vs DHCPv6 - The chosen one?

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Thu Dec 22 20:38:59 UTC 2011

On Thu, 22 Dec 2011 21:04:42 +0100, Tomas Podermanski said:

> Well, then how many devices do you have in the network that uses IPv6?

1,300+ wireless access points, 1,100+ switches, 30k+ users, around 55%
doing at least some IPv6 traffic (mostly when they hit Google).

> Do you have implemented first hop  security? What will you do when some
> user runs RA flood attack
> (http://samsclass.info/ipv6/proj/flood-router6a.htm).

"First actual case of a bug being found" -- Lt Cmdr Grace Hopper

I've asked around, and although everybody understands it's an issue, the number
of people actually *seeing* one of these attacks is... Bueller?  Bueller?

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