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Re: end2end? (was: RE: Where NAT disenfranchises the end-user ...
On Mon, Sep 10, 2001 at 08:31:03PM +0000, Miquel van Smoorenburg wrote: > 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. And now I finally have something to add to this brilliant discussion. That is what I truly love about NAT. It breaks totally inane filth like path mtu discovery. I'm sure if someone had an MTU < ethernet on an internal router they wouldn't need NAT breaking path MTU discovery to bring it to their attention. -- Brandin Claar Network Analyst Penn State Applied Research Lab