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IPv4 ICMP messages and IPsec security gateways

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (ipsec WG)
Expired & archived
Author Michael Richardson
Last updated 1998-09-28
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Stream WG state WG Document
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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

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