NIST IPv6 document

Dobbins, Roland rdobbins at arbor.net
Fri Jan 7 03:38:32 CST 2011


On Jan 7, 2011, at 4:14 PM, Mark Smith wrote:

> Doesn't this risk already exist in IPv4? 


There are various vendor knobs/features to ameliorate ARP-level issues in switching gear.  Those same knobs aren't viable in IPv6 due to the way ND/NS work, and as you mention, the ND stuff is layer-3-routable.


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