NIST IPv6 document

Jack Bates jbates at
Mon Jan 10 17:44:42 CST 2011

On 1/10/2011 5:04 PM, Owen DeLong wrote:
> Unless my point-to-point links are originating packets to the outside world
> (they should not be, in general), then I should not expect any PMTU-D
> responses directed at them.
> As such, blocking even those packets TO my point-to-point interfaces
> should not be problematic.

Unless the router responds to traceroutes with it's loopback, I'd expect 
ping traffic to p2p addresses. I'd also expect to see customer 
traceroutes originating from the p2p address (useful in troubleshooting 
as it uses an address outside the customer's BGP addresses.


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