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

Victor Sudakov vas at mpeks.tomsk.su
Sun Jan 24 02:15:00 EST 2016

Mark Tinka wrote:
> >
> > 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.

So if I find a way to fragment a customer's packet before it enters
the MPLS network, I should be fine. The question is, I don't want to
fragment the customers' packets all the time. 

Victor Sudakov,  VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN
sip:sudakov at sibptus.tomsk.ru

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