STD 87

RFC 8201

Path MTU Discovery for IP version 6, July 2017

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc8201.txt
File formats:
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Status:
INTERNET STANDARD
Obsoletes:
RFC 1981
Authors:
J. McCann
S. Deering
J. Mogul
R. Hinden, Ed.
Stream:
IETF
Source:
6man (int)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC8201

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Abstract

This document describes Path MTU Discovery (PMTUD) for IP version 6. It is largely derived from RFC 1191, which describes Path MTU Discovery for IP version 4. It obsoletes RFC 1981.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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