[c-nsp] MPLS and links with limited MTU size

Mark Tinka mark.tinka at seacom.mu
Sat Jan 23 17:40:10 EST 2016

On 23/Jan/16 23:51, Adam Vitkovsky wrote:

> Dear Victor,
> If you are using MPLS routers that perform forwarding in SW you can test in the lab if they would be able to handle the fragmentation so during the failure of primary link they would have to fragment.
> Otherwise the fragmentation would have to be done on CE routers which is something that some customers might not be happy about.

MPLS does not like fragmentation.

IP is happy with fragmentation.


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