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Re: end2end? (was: RE: Where NAT disenfranchises the end-user ...

  • From: Miquel van Smoorenburg
  • Date: Mon Sep 10 16:34:48 2001
  • Distribution: cistron
  • Newsgroups: lists.nanog

In article <[email protected]>,
Hire, Ejay <[email protected]> wrote:
>Using RFC 1918 space inside a network on transit segments that will be
>passing data but not generating it makes sense.

Only if the MTUs on all interfaces of the routers are the same.
Otherwise you might generate a ICMP size exceeded message that
will never reach the sender, breaking Path MTU Discovery.

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