Tracing IPv6 packet drops resulting from Extension Headers (e.g. to Google)

Fernando Gont fernando at
Tue Jul 1 21:08:23 CEST 2014

On 07/01/2014 01:58 PM, Dan Lüdtke wrote:
> I have no access to a IPv6 enabled system for testing, so I am asking
> instead of trying. Sorry!
> On 01.07.2014 17:52, Fernando Gont wrote:
>> 3) Looks-up M in PATH. The dropping node is M+1.
> Would the tool be able to detect if the path changed during the
> traceroute6 runs?

If the part of the path where the packet is dropped changes, the tool
will tell you that it cannot detect where the packets are being dropped...

Fernando Gont
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