Avoiding ping-pong packets on point-to-point links
draft-ietf-ipngwg-p2p-pingpong-00

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (ipv6 WG)
Author Jun-ichiro Itoh 
Last updated 2001-07-16
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at
https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-ietf-ipngwg-p2p-pingpong-00.txt

Abstract

In IPv6 point-to-point link operation, there is a significant possibility of aberrant behavior in that packets may ping-pong between the two ends of the link. The problem can lead to wasted bandwidth and can possibly be abused by malicious parties. This document provides an analysis and solution to the problem.

Authors

Jun-ichiro Itoh (itojun@iijlab.net)

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