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Reducing the TIME-WAIT state using TCP timestamps

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Author Fernando Gont
Last updated 2010-08-24 (Latest revision 2010-03-30)
Replaced by RFC 6191
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Stream Stream state (No stream defined)
Consensus boilerplate Unknown
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-tcpm-tcp-timestamps
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


This document describes an algorithm for processing incoming SYN segments that allows higher connection-establishment rates between any two TCP endpoints when a TCP timestamps option is present in the incoming SYN segment.


Fernando Gont

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