Common operational misconceptions

Charles Mills w3yni1 at
Thu Feb 16 03:26:11 UTC 2012

Not understanding RFC1918.  Actually got read the riot act by someone
because I worked for an organization that used and that was
"their" network and "they" owned it.


2012/2/15 Masataka Ohta <mohta at>

> Mark Andrews wrote:
> > This doesn't prove that IPv6 is not operational.  All it proves is
> > people can misconfigure things.
> How do operators configure their equipments to treat
> ICMP packet too big generated against multicast and
> unicast?
> Note that, even if they do not enable inter-subnet
> multicast in their domains, the ICMP packets may
> still transit over or implode within their domains.
> Note also that some network processors can't efficiently
> distinguish ICMP packets generated against multicast and
> unicast.
>                                        Masataka Ohta

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