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Re: Misconceptions, was: IPv6 RA vs DHCPv6 - The chosen one?
From: Iljitsch van Beijnum <iljitsch () muada com>
Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2011 21:57:17 +0100

On 29 Dec 2011, at 13:46 , Masataka Ohta wrote:

we must assume MTU of 1280B. But, as IPv6 extension headers can
be as lengthy as 1000B or 2000B, no applications are guaranteed
to work over IPv6.

As IP is an unreliable datagram service, there are no guarantees, period.

The presence of firewalls also removes any guarantees left in place after the previous point.

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