[rfc-dist] RFC 9098 on Operational Implications of IPv6 Packets with Extension Headers

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        RFC 9098

        Title:      Operational Implications of IPv6 Packets 
                    with Extension Headers 
        Author:     F. Gont,
                    N. Hilliard,
                    G. Doering,
                    W. Kumari,
                    G. Huston,
                    W. Liu
        Status:     Informational
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       September 2021
        Mailbox:    fgont at si6networks.com,
                    nick at inex.ie,
                    gert at space.net,
                    warren at kumari.net,
                    gih at apnic.net,
                    liushucheng at huawei.com
        Pages:      17
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-v6ops-ipv6-ehs-packet-drops-08.txt

        URL:        https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc9098

        DOI:        10.17487/RFC9098

This document summarizes the operational implications of IPv6
extension headers specified in the IPv6 protocol specification (RFC
8200) and attempts to analyze reasons why packets with IPv6 extension
headers are often dropped in the public Internet.

This document is a product of the IPv6 Operations Working Group of the IETF.


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