TCP Abort Timeout Option
draft-eggert-tcpm-tcp-abort-timeout-option-01

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Abstract

The TCP Abort Timeout Option allows conforming TCP implementations to exchange requests for individual, per-connection abort timeouts. The TCP abort timeout controls how long transmitted data may remain unacknowledged before a connection is aborted. TCP implementations typically use a single, system-wide timeout value. Using individual, per-connection timeouts allows established TCP connections to survive extended periods of disconnection.

Authors

Lars Eggert (lars@netapp.com)

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