AMT/vPro MLD storms?
Sam.Wilson at ed.ac.uk
Thu Feb 6 13:42:33 CET 2014
On 6 Feb 2014, at 12:21, Phil Mayers <p.mayers at imperial.ac.uk> wrote:
> The MLD packets are of the form:
> 2c:44:fd:xx:xx:xx > 33:33:00:01:00:03, ethertype IPv6 (0x86dd), length 86: fe80::2e44:fdff:fexx:xxxx > ff02::1:3: HBH ICMP6, multicast listener reportmax resp delay: 0 addr: ff02::1:3, length 24
> ...and alternate from each machine; as above, as if each machine is induced to emit an MLD packet by seeing the other do it.
> Note the v6 LL IP is a mutated form of EUI-64 (locally-assigned bit toggled?)
Are you sure about that last? Surely the U/L bit should be flipped in LL addresses using the EUI-64 format and that would correspond to an OUI of 2c-44-fd - Hewlett-Packard.
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