NIST IPv6 document

Owen DeLong owen at
Fri Jan 7 16:15:59 CST 2011

On Jan 7, 2011, at 7:12 AM, Justin M. Streiner wrote:

> On Thu, 6 Jan 2011, Jeff Wheeler wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 8:47 PM, Owen DeLong <owen at> wrote:
>>> 1.      Block packets destined for your point-to-point links at your
>>>        borders. There's no legitimate reason someone should be
>> Most networks do not do this today.  Whether or not that is wise is
>> questionable, but I don't think those networks want NDP to be the
>> reason they choose to make this change.
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but wouldn't blocking all traffic destined for your infrastructure at the borders also play havoc with PTMUD?  Limiting the traffic allowed to just the necessary types would seem like a reasonable alternative.
> jms

It would only play havoc if your infrastructure is originating packets destined
to the outside world from it's link addresses.

Generally this shouldn't happen.

Remember, I'm only blocking traffic TO the point-to-point LINK networks.
Not to the servers, loopbacks, etc.


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