Possible explanations for a large hop in latency

Bruce Pinsky bep at whack.org
Tue Jul 1 22:55:00 CDT 2008


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Sam Stickland wrote:
| Even if they are decrementing TTL inside of their MPLS core, the TTL
| expired message still has to traverse the entire MPLS LSP (tunnel), so
| the latency reported for each "hop" is in fact the latency of the last
| hop in the MPLS network. Always.
|

And who said tunneling protocols aren't fun :-)

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