A Widely Deployed Solution to the Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE) Fragmentation Problem (RFC7588)
Original Publication Date: 2015-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Jul-16
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R. Bonica: AUTHOR [+2]
Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE) [RFC2784] [RFC2890] can be used to carry any network-layer protocol over any network-layer protocol. GRE has been implemented by many vendors and is widely deployed in the Internet.
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) R. Bonica Request for Comments: 7588 Juniper Networks Category: Informational C. Pignataro ISSN: 2070-1721 Cisco Systems J. Touch USC/ISI July 2015
A Widely Deployed Solution to the Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE) Fragmentation Problem
This memo describes how many vendors have solved the Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE) fragmentation problem. The solution described herein is configurable. It is widely deployed on the Internet in its default configuration.
Status of This Memo
This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is published for informational purposes.
This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). It represents the consensus of the IETF community. It has received public review and has been approved for publication by the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG). Not all documents approved by the IESG are a candidate for any level of Internet Standard; see Section 2 of RFC 5741.
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RFC 7588 GRE Fragmentation July 2015
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