RFC 8367

Wrongful Termination of Internet Protocol (IP) Packets, April 1 2018

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc8367.txt
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Authors:
T. Mizrahi
J. Yallouz
Stream:
INDEPENDENT

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC8367

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Abstract

Routers and middleboxes terminate packets for various reasons. In some cases, these packets are wrongfully terminated. This memo describes some of the most common scenarios of wrongful termination of Internet Protocol (IP) packets and presents recommendations for mitigating them.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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