Re: ISN


satz@clash.cisco.com
Wed, 16 Mar 88 17:16:16 PST


>> In addition, it has implemented a TTL type
>> of field so that packets that loop around between REBs get
>> removed. You can configure in each REB what the maximum TTL
>> should be and each outgoing packet gets assigned that number.
>> As the packet passes thru other REBs, the number is decremented.
>> When it hits zero, the packet is thrown away.

If it is acting as a router it should use the TTL field in the IP
header. It seems, from your message, that another field may be used
possibly from a REB-REB protocol.



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