IPv6 day non-participants

David Israel davei at otd.com
Wed Jun 8 17:24:41 CDT 2011


On 6/8/2011 6:18 PM, Patrick W. Gilmore wrote:
> On Jun 8, 2011, at 12:49 PM, George B. wrote:
>
>> Was participating until we hit a rather nasty load balancer bug that
>> took out the entire unit if clients with a short MTU connected and it
>> needed to fragment packets (Citrix Netscaler running latest code).  No
>> fix is available for it yet, so we had to shut it down.  Ran for about
>> 9 hours before the "magic" client that blew it up connected.
>>
>> So if you are using a Netscaler with SLB-PT (IPv6 VIP balancing to
>> IPv4 servers), the entire LB is subject to stop working until they get
>> this fixed.
> And this is EXACTLY why we needed World IPv6 Day.

It is also probably why doing it again next month is too aggressive, and 
why we probably should have started doing them earlier.  I wonder how 
many bug reports got filed today?

-Dave





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