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Processing of TCP segments with Mirrored End-points
draft-gont-tcpm-tcp-mirrored-endpoints-00

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Last updated: 2012-09-30 (latest revision 2012-03-29)
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http://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-gont-tcpm-tcp-mirrored-endpoints-00.txt

Abstract

This document describes a problem found in some popular implementations regarding the processing of TCP segments in which the local endpoint is equal to the remote endpoint. Additionally, it formally updates RFC 793 clarifying how this scenario should be handled.

Authors

Fernando Gont <fgont@si6networks.com>

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