Traceroute and Ping Message Extension

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This document specifies extensions to traceroute and ping techniques to convey additional application information to be carried in UDP, TCP and ICMP traceroute probe messages and ICMP echo request and reply messages. The extensions are backward compatible.


Naiming Shen (
Carlos Pignataro (
Rajiv Asati (
Enke Chen (
Alia Atlas (

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