New details added at the end of this question; it's possible that I'm zeroing in on the cause. I have a UDP OpenVPN-based VPN set up in tap mode (I need tap because I need the VPN to pass multicast ...
According to the table here, it says that MTU = 1500 bytes and that the payload part is 1500 - 42 bytes or 1458 bytes (<- this is actually wrong!). Now on top of that you have to add IPv4 and UDP ...
Okay, I just finished resolving a jumbo frames issue between a few Xserves, a Netgear GSM7224, and a Drobo B800i. It turned out that the Xserves (Mac OS X 10.6.8 Server) and the Drobo B800i accept the ...
I'd like to change the MTU per host as I have a mixed infrastructure where not all devices support the same MTU. I'm on OS X 10.7 and like to set some MTU per destination host and a default one.
Why do I see an IP packet with size 2960, way above the MTU setting of 1500 on the interface and it gets through?
I am analyzing traffic between a client and a Linux webserver running on a HP blade server, the client sometimes gets stuck waiting for more data when the webserver has closed the connection. The ...
I know TCP encapsulated over TCP is a terrible idea in general, but I can deal with the occasional decreased performance and MTU issues, and the snowball effect TCP within TCP provides where error ...