IP tunnel MTU

Jared Mauch jared at puck.nether.net
Mon Oct 29 20:49:19 UTC 2012


On Oct 29, 2012, at 4:43 PM, Joe Maimon <jmaimon at ttec.com> wrote:

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> Jared Mauch wrote:
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>> On Oct 29, 2012, at 3:46 PM, Joe Maimon <jmaimon at ttec.com> wrote:
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>>> Templin, Fred L wrote:
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>>>> Yes; I was aware of this. But, what I want to get to is
>>>> setting the tunnel MTU to infinity.
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>>> Essentially, its time the network matured to the point where inter-networking actually works (again), seamlessly.
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>>> I agree.
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>> Certainly fixing all the buggy host stacks, firewall and compliance devices to realize that ICMP isn't bad won't be hard.
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>> - Jared
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> ICMP is just not the way it is ever going to work.

I wish you luck in getting your host IP stacks to work properly without ICMP, especially as you deploy IPv6.

- Jared


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