TCP option for transparent Middlebox negotiation
draft-ananth-middisc-tcpopt-02

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Last updated 2015-10-14 (latest revision 2013-02-01)
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Abstract

This document describes a TCP option for use by middleboxes to facilitate transparent detection of other middleboxes along the path of the TCP connection during the connection initiation phase. The option has no effect if an appropriate middlebox is not present on the path.

Authors

Andrew Knutsen (andrew.knutsen@bluecoat.com)
Anantha Ramaiah (ananth@nttmcl.com)
Arivu Ramasamy (mani@cisco.com)

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