Questions tagged [packet-path]

Use this tag for questions about the life of a packet *within a switch, router, or firewall chassis*. Do not use this tag for questions about traceroute, or traffic engineering.

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Transmission and propagation delays

I am now working through book "Computer Networking - A Top Down Approach", and there is one question among others after the first chapter: "Consider two hosts, A and B, connected by a ...
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Packet forwarding in Circuit switching

Does circuit switching make sure that all packets follow the same route?I understand that there will be a dedicated path between two end systems before data transfer and all packets are received in ...
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Manual setting MTU still needed today?

Symptom ssh to remote-host works. Simple output like ls works. But more output like find / fails. Solution In our case we reduced the MTU to 1200 on eth0 (IPv4) and the symptoms disappeared. ...
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Is it possible to append custom data to every packet of a request? [closed]

For an end-to-site VPN, i.e. where a device (VPN client) is responsible for encapsulating the GRE packet, is it possible to send some custom data along with the GRE packet beyond just the standard ...