Misconceptions, was: IPv6 RA vs DHCPv6 - The chosen one?
Iljitsch van Beijnum
iljitsch at muada.com
Fri Dec 30 14:57:17 CST 2011
On 29 Dec 2011, at 13:46 , Masataka Ohta wrote:
> we must assume MTU of 1280B. But, as IPv6 extension headers can
> be as lengthy as 1000B or 2000B, no applications are guaranteed
> to work over IPv6.
As IP is an unreliable datagram service, there are no guarantees, period.
The presence of firewalls also removes any guarantees left in place after the previous point.
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