Dropping IPv6 Fragments

Sander Steffann sander at steffann.nl
Thu Oct 4 14:26:45 UTC 2012


Hi,

>> Who drops IPv6 fragments in their network, under what circumstances?
> 
> No one who offers working IP connections.
> 
> Dropping IPv6 fragments against your control-plane, that is another
> discussion, but dropping them in transit would be short-lived exercise.

Depends on where you are looking. In the core network dropping fragments is not that common AFAIK. The closer you get to the edge the more common it might become...

- Sander




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