[j-nsp] L3 incompletes
jeff at groth.com
Sun Dec 7 21:26:34 EST 2003
That was my understanding as well. CDP packets.
(currently on Juniper withdrawal)
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> [mailto:juniper-nsp-bounces at puck.nether.net] On Behalf Of Chris Robb
> Sent: Saturday, December 06, 2003 4:03 PM
> To: Phil Rosenthal
> Cc: juniper-nsp at puck.nether.net
> Subject: Re: [j-nsp] L3 incompletes
> I believe we've always believed they were CDP packets. Dunno
> where that
> thought originated from, but I'd be interested if anyone else
> has dug
> any deeper.
> On Dec 5, 2003, at 3:40 PM, Phil Rosenthal wrote:
> > I noticed that all of my links between my Junipers and my Bigirons
> > that are doing vlan tagging have about 4 "L3 incompletes"
> per second
> > (monitor interface ge-x/y/z).
> > Per juniper:
> > http://www.junipernetworks.lt/techpubs/software/junos/junos55/
> > swcmdref55-interfaces/html/vt-monitor2.html
> > ◦ L3 incompletes
> > This counter is incremented when the incoming packet fails Layer 3
> > (usually IPv4) sanity checks of the header. For example, a
> frame with
> > less than 20 bytes of available IP header would be
> discarded and this
> > counter would be incremented.
> > Has anyone ever bothered to try to figure out what these
> packets are?
> > --Phil Rosenthal
> > ISPrime, Inc.
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