[e2e] IP options

k claffy kc at ipn.caida.org
Thu May 3 13:44:05 PDT 2001

On Thu, May 03, 2001 at 08:51:19PM +0200, Stefaan De Cnodder wrote:
  Does someone know whether IP options are used a lot today? Does there
  exist measurements showing the fraction of packets carying IP options in
  the Internet. And what about ICMP packets, are there measurements
  showing the amount of ICMP packets in the Internet?
  Thanks a lot,

one data point


"Since the fraction of packets with IP header options 
is typically less than 0.003%"

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