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Re: Strange public traceroutes return private RFC1918 addresses
Stephen J. Wilcox wrote:
Sure, if you control both endpoints. If you don�t and receivers have small (4k,8k or 16k) windowWhy large MTU then? Most modern ethernet controllers don�t care if you�reI think its partially due to removal of overhead and improvements you get out of TCP (bearing in mind it uses windowing and slow start)
sizes, your performance will suffer.
Maybe we should define if we�re talking about record breaking attempts or real operationally
useful things here.