[CentOS] Re: Sendmail and pmtu discovery

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Tue Oct 14 19:08:04 UTC 2008


Ralph Angenendt wrote:
> 
> As said, they deliberately broke their internet connection, so there isn't
> much you can do except setting your MTU to an extremely low value and hope 
> that there's nothing in between which has an even lower MTU.

It doesn't have to be extremely low, it just has to be low enough.  The 
usual reason for needing to be less than the 1500 bytes permitted by 
ethernet would be using some sort of tunnel protocol for PPOE or a VPN. 
  1460 might keep everybody happy.

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   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com



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