Re: ISN


Henry Nussbacher (HANK%BARILVM.BITNET@CUNYVM.CUNY.EDU)
Sun, 20 Mar 88 08:15:14 P


>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.

It is not acting as a router. It is a bridge which has adopted "router
concepts" at the level II. It does not look at the protocol so it can't
possibly use TTL. It uses its own concept of stopping packets from
travelling in the network forever, all within the definition of 803.2 D -
Management specs.

Hank



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