BCP 230

RFC 8900

IP Fragmentation Considered Fragile, September 2020

File formats:

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Status:
BEST CURRENT PRACTICE
Authors:
R. Bonica
F. Baker
G. Huston
R. Hinden
O. Troan
F. Gont
Stream:
IETF
Source:
intarea (int)

Cite this RFC: TXT  |  XML

DOI:  10.17487/RFC8900

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Abstract

This document describes IP fragmentation and explains how it introduces fragility to Internet communication.

This document also proposes alternatives to IP fragmentation and provides recommendations for developers and network operators.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.




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