Connectivity issues and packet inspection
steve at ibctech.ca
Thu Jun 19 02:23:11 CEST 2008
Erik Kline wrote:
> Possibly a configuration issue on the client? I should think that ::5
> should have been able to tell that ::b6 was on-net and used regular ND
> to find it, rather than sending the ping to the router. Is there any
> config data for the (non-router) box?
Well, for this portion of my inquiry, the ::5 is unfortunately a Windows
XP machine, and I have no idea how to garner information about it.
The connectivity has worked fine for months, and still does. I have no
idea if this has been the way it has operated since inception or not
(the lookup via the router).
I just noticed this happening today as I was monitoring tcpdump for the
::5 is my client workstation, and ::b6 is my SSL IMAP box. I'm pretty
confident that it should just find each other directly, but perhaps
Windows isn't doing the right thing. I have this:
--- xp ::5 -- cat2900 -- cat2900 -- fbsd ::b6 --
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