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A Widely-Deployed Solution To The Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE) Fragmentation Problem

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
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Authors Ron Bonica , Carlos Pignataro , Dr. Joseph D. Touch
Last updated 2014-10-02 (Latest revision 2014-08-12)
Replaced by RFC 7588
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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.


Ron Bonica
Carlos Pignataro
Dr. Joseph D. Touch

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