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IPv6 Network Ingress Filtering

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Authors Dr. Francis Dupont , Claude Castelluccia
Last updated 2002-01-15
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This document describes how network ingress filtering should be done for the IPv6 protocol, including with mobile IPv6. Ingress filtering is a standard reply to Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) using forged source addresses. A priori ingress filtering can be done anywhere but is most efficient when it is done by border routers of the source site. This can be considered as a form of


Dr. Francis Dupont
Claude Castelluccia

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