Citrix Netscaler Fragmentation Issue

Gert Doering gert at
Wed Jun 8 22:20:07 CEST 2011


On Wed, Jun 08, 2011 at 01:15:29PM -0700, George Bonser wrote:
> > The native mode of netscalers is "accept the TCP connection to the
> > netscaler, extract the HTTP request from it, open a new and
> independent
> > TCP connection (with independent keepalives etc.) to the backend
> > server, stuff the HTTP request in there".
> Right, that would be how we are using it.  
> Yup.  I was an early adopter of their technology long before Citrix
> bought them.  But this bug is a complete show-stopper for IPv6.  

Indeed.  This is very very bad news.  I was sort of hoping that it only
affects some of the "non-native" modes - like NAT stuff.

Will it failover to a standby pair, or will it just sit there silently
and tell its peer "I'm fine, don't worry"?

Gert Doering
        -- NetMaster
did you enable IPv6 on something today...?

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