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IPv6 Packet Truncation

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors John Leddy , Ron Bonica , Igor Lubashev
Last updated 2019-04-13 (Latest revision 2018-10-10)
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This document defines IPv6 packet truncation procedures. These procedures make Path MTU Discovery (PMTUD) more reliable. Upper- layer protocols can leverage these procedures in order to take advantage of large MTUs.


John Leddy
Ron Bonica
Igor Lubashev

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