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    Default UDP datapackets

    UDP is connectionless protocol and there is a limit of data packet. What exactly is the limit and what will happed if that limit is crossed?

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    The limit for IPv4 is that UDP datagrams can be up to 65535 bytes (64K) long (header + payload). At IPv6 there are Jumbograms which can be larger
    -- Hope that helps

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