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RE: SOLVED! The cause of puzzling TCP (eg. WHOIS) connectionfailureswith some InterNIC.net hosts
On Fri, 20 Nov 1998, Rubens Kuhl Jr. wrote: > > The problem in this case is probably the load balancing systems that > > NSI is now using, which have known bogus behaviour when interacting > > with PMTU-D. NSI should disable PMTU-D on their servers until they > > can fix this problem; fixing this problem probably involves having > > the vendor for their load balancing boxes fixing their broken > > software. > > What load balancing systems are known to mess up with PMTU-D ? I would suggest that it appears that NSI is, as has previously been mentioned on the list and f5's web page, using f5's BIG/ip boxes.