Should routers send redirects by default?

Randy Bush randy at
Wed Aug 25 10:01:50 UTC 2010

> A host SHOULD support listening to redirects and MUST have a knob to
> turn off this listening if implemented. A router MUST have redirects
> off as default but MUST support a knob turning them on and when
> sending a redirect it MUST forward the packet that generated the
> redirect.



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