29 September 2017 to 3 October 2017
Fairmont San Jose
US/Pacific timezone

DNS over IPv6 - a Study of Fragmentation

30 Sep 2017, 10:15
Regency 2 Ballroom (Fairmont San Jose)

Regency 2 Ballroom

Fairmont San Jose

170 S Market Street, San Jose, 95113, CA, USA
Standard Presentation Public Workshop Public Workshop


Mr. Geoff Huston (APNIC)


RFC7872 pointed to some issues with the use of IPv6 extension headers in the Internet and noted a failure rate of some 20% of tests when directing IPv6 packets with IPv6 extension headers towards authoritative name servers. This is a study of a test of the ability to pass fragmented IPv6 packets in the opposite direction, namely from authoritative name servers towards visible resolvers. This is a study of the observed drop rate when the authoritative name servers generate fragmented IPv6 responses.
Talk Duration 15 Minutes

Primary author

Mr. Geoff Huston (APNIC)

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