Indefensible Neighbor Discovery

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Author Joel Jaeggli 
Last updated 2019-01-03 (latest revision 2018-07-02)
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NDP resource exhastion is a problem which cannot fundamently be addressed through limited protocol changes or implementation tweaks; mitigations proposed in RFC 6583 [RFC6583] may well prevent the outright failure of a device under duress. This draft discusses some mitigations which have or can be employeed by networks looking to reduce or eliminate the exposure of the Neighbor Discovery Process.


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