On the Usage of Transport Features Provided by IETF Transport Protocols
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TAPS                                                            M. Welzl
Internet-Draft                                        University of Oslo
Intended status: Informational                                 M. Tuexen
Expires: September 9, 2017              Muenster Univ. of Appl. Sciences
                                                              N. Khademi
                                                      University of Oslo
                                                           March 8, 2017

On the Usage of Transport Features Provided by IETF Transport Protocols
                  draft-ietf-taps-transports-usage-03

Abstract

   This document describes how TCP, MPTCP, SCTP, UDP and UDP-Lite expose
   services to applications and how an application can configure and use
   the transport features that make up these services.  It also
   discusses the service provided by the LEDBAT congestion control
   mechanism.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Terminology  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
   2.  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
   3.  Pass 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
     3.1.  Primitives Provided by TCP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
       3.1.1.  Excluded Primitives or Parameters  . . . . . . . . . .  8
     3.2.  Primitives Provided by MPTCP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9
     3.3.  Primitives Provided by SCTP  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
       3.3.1.  Excluded Primitives or Parameters  . . . . . . . . . . 17
     3.4.  Primitives Provided by UDP and UDP-Lite  . . . . . . . . . 17
     3.5.  The service of LEDBAT  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
   4.  Pass 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
     4.1.  CONNECTION Related Primitives  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
     4.2.  DATA Transfer Related Primitives . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
   5.  Pass 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
     5.1.  CONNECTION Related Transport Features  . . . . . . . . . . 33
     5.2.  DATA Transfer Related Transport Features . . . . . . . . . 39
       5.2.1.  Sending Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
       5.2.2.  Receiving Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
       5.2.3.  Errors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
   6.  Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
   7.  IANA Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
   8.  Security Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
   9.  References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
     9.1.  Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
     9.2.  Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
   Appendix A.  Overview of RFCs used as input for pass 1 . . . . . . 45
   Appendix B.  How this document was developed . . . . . . . . . . . 45
   Appendix C.  Revision information  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47
   Authors' Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47

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