JUNOS forwards IPv6 link-local packets

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at gmail.com
Fri Apr 27 14:16:27 CDT 2012

you know what I love? address selection rules, or rather the fact that
we have to have them in this new ip protocol :(

bugs and code problems and operational headaches and filters and ... :(

On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 12:31 PM, Jack Bates <jbates at brightok.net> wrote:
> On 4/27/2012 11:20 AM, Chris Adams wrote:
>> Once upon a time, Jack Bates<jbates at brightok.net>  said:
>>> fe80::/65 discard
>>> fe80:0:0:0:8000::/65 discard
>>> More specifics rule out over connected any day.
>> That would also kill any legitimate link-local traffic though.
> Perhaps. I'm actually curious on that, as the rules for routing to
> link-local are very specialized. It might flag on uRPF for local traffic,
> but that can be overcome with a fail filter. Sending out from the RE could
> likely ignore the route, as it has to send to specific interfaces. Receiving
> on interfaces that don't have uRPF should still work as well.
> It's a theory and would have to be tested.
> Jack

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