ipv6 next-hop link-local

Bjørn Mork bjorn at mork.no
Sat Feb 19 12:21:38 CET 2011

Mark Smith <nanog at 85d5b20a518b8f6864949bd940457dc124746ddc.nosense.org>
> On Sat, 19 Feb 2011 11:07:22 +0100
> Gert Doering <gert at space.net> wrote:
>> Exchange points usually renumber their fabric when they run out of
>> available addresses for participant routers - which won't happen 
>> which IPv6).
> There's no real need for GTSM if link locals are used, and the threat of
> SYN or similar control plane attacks from off-link sources disappears.

I have a hard time seeing what that buys you on an IX.  You should worry
just as much about the on-link sources. 


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