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IPv6 Stateless Fragmentation Identification Options

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Author Mark P. Andrews
Last updated 2014-02-06 (Latest revision 2013-08-05)
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Fragmented IPv6 packets are often dropped because there is no way to identify whether a fragment matches a otherwise permitted packet as the L4 header information is not available on all the fragments. The document defines hop-by-hop options that can be used to supply the missing information in non initial fragments.


Mark P. Andrews

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