|Type = 5||Code||Header Checksum|
IP Header + First 8 Bytes of Original Datagram's Data
Type must be set to 5. The code, which specifies the reason for the redirection, include the following:
|0||Redirect for Network Error.|
|1||Redirect for Host Error.|
|2||Redirect for Type of Service and Network Error.|
|3||Redirect for Type of Service and Host Error.|
The IP address is the 32-bit address of the gateway to which the redirection should be sent. The additional data is included to allow the host to match the reply with the request the caused the redirection reply.
US Patent Issued to Hewlett-Packard Development on Oct. 25 for "Automated Router Load Balancing" (California Inventor)
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