IPv4 ICMP messages and IPsec security gateways

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (ipsec WG)
Author Michael Richardson 
Last updated 1998-09-28
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This document enumerates the list of ICMP messages that a security gate- way may receive and provides an analysis of if and how a gateway should handle them. Three options types of behaviour are enumerated: discard, MAY be forwarded, and MUST be forwarded.


Michael Richardson (mcr@sandelman.ottawa.on.ca)

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