IPv6 Loopback/Point-to-Point address allocation

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Mon Sep 11 18:55:46 UTC 2017

> On Sep 11, 2017, at 3:35 AM, Nikolay Shopik <shopik+lists at nvcube.net> wrote:
> On 10/09/2017 14:25, Saku Ytti wrote:
>> However I don't think market would generally appreciate the
>> implications linklocal brings to traceroute, where least bad option
>> would be just to originate hop-limit exceeded from loop0, with no
>> visibility on actual interface.
> rfc5837 would help but it seems market universally ignore it for some reason unknown to me (lack of interest and IPv6 adoption?)
> We find LL is simpler, operation wise at some cases.

How’s that work out for you on routers with the same MAC address on multiple interfaces when you’re trying to troubleshoot ECMP trace routes?


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