How To: Modify BIG-IP MSS

Create a new TCP Profile

  1. Navigate to the TCP Profile Configuration area: Local Traffic -> Profiles -> Protocol -> TCP
  2. Create a new TCP profile with the “tcp-wan-optimized” set at the parent
  3. Modify the MSS value (check Custom on the far right to edit), consult with F5 Silverline SOC for correct value.
  4. Disable Nagle’s Algorithm if not already done
  5. Click Update to create the new profile
  6. Apply the newly created TCP profile to the Virtual Server that receives traffic over the F5 Silverline GRE tunnel.


Ask F5:  TCP Profile Configuration (11.6.0)

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