Application of the BFD Echo function for Path MTU Verification or Detection

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Authors Xiao Min  , Jeffrey Haas 
Last updated 2011-07-11
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This document specifies an extended application of the BFD Echo function for path MTU verification or detection, while preserving its original purpose for detecting forwarding failures. This document defines a process to vary the length of some BFD Echo packets periodically to accomplish this Path MTU verification or detection.


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