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Re: Going dual-stack, how do apps behave and what to do as an operator (Was: Apple Airport Extreme IPv6 problems?)

  • From: Nathan Ward
  • Date: Mon Sep 24 07:44:54 2007

On 24/09/2007, at 10:46 PM, JORDI PALET MARTINEZ wrote:
There is something not correct here ... Proto-41 is supported by many boxes,
even NAT boxes, I guess by mistake from de vendor/implementation ...

Basically many boxes just understand TCP and UDP and they decide to
"pass-thru" other unknown protocols, instead of discarding them.

Probably doesn't work so well if you have 6k people behind the same NAT, and they all try and use proto-41, though.

Nathan Ward