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

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Authors Ron Bonica  , Carlos Pignataro  , Joseph Touch 
Last updated 2014-10-02 (latest revision 2014-08-12)
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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 (rbonica@juniper.net)
Carlos Pignataro (cpignata@cisco.com)
Joseph Touch (touch@isi.edu)

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