BCP 186

RFC 7126

Recommendations on Filtering of IPv4 Packets Containing IPv4 Options, February 2014

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7126.txt
File formats:
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Status:
BEST CURRENT PRACTICE
Authors:
F. Gont
R. Atkinson
C. Pignataro
Stream:
IETF
Source:
opsec (ops)

Cite this RFC: TXT  |  XML

DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17487/RFC7126

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Abstract

This document provides advice on the filtering of IPv4 packets based on the IPv4 options they contain. Additionally, it discusses the operational and interoperability implications of dropping packets based on the IP options they contain.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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