RFC 1393

Traceroute Using an IP Option, January 1993

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Status:
HISTORIC (changed from EXPERIMENTAL)
Obsoleted by:
RFC 6814
Author:
G. Malkin
Stream:
[Legacy]

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC1393

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Abstract

This document specifies a new IP option and ICMP message type which duplicates the functionality of the existing traceroute method while generating fewer packets and completing in a shorter time. This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.