New answers tagged

0

If I understand you question correctly, you want to ask the following: Is the "next header" field in the "pseudo-header", which is used for TCP checksum calculation, identical to the "next header" field in the IPv6 header? This would mean that the TCP checksum depends on the extension headers because the value used for checksum calculation would be 6 ...


0

Should the checksum for IPv6 packets (UDP, TCP, ICMPv6, etc.) change if extension headers are present? IPv6 packets do not have checksums. That was one of the improvements made for IPv6, so that the routers between the source and destination do not need to calculate the checksum to see if the packet header is corrupt, not do they need to recalculate the ...


Top 50 recent answers are included