Neighbor Cache Entries on First-Hop Routers: Operational Considerations
draft-linkova-v6ops-nd-cache-init-01

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (v6ops WG)
Last updated 2019-07-25 (latest revision 2019-07-05)
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Abstract

Neighbor Discovery (RFC4861) is used by IPv6 nodes to determine the link-layer addresses of neighboring nodes as well as to discover and maintain reachability information. This document discusses how the neighbor discovery state machine on a first-hop router is causing user-visible connectivity issues when a new (not being seen on the network before) IPv6 address is being used.

Authors

Jen Linkova (furry@google.com)

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