Load Sharing for the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP)

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The Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) supports multi-homing for providing network fault tolerance. However, mainly one path is used for data transmission. Only timer-based retransmissions are carried over other paths as well. This document describes how multiple paths can be used simultaneously for transmitting user messages.


Paul Amer (amer@cis.udel.edu)
Martin Becke (martin.becke@haw-hamburg.de)
Thomas Dreibholz (dreibh@simula.no)
Nasif Ekiz (nekiz@udel.edu)
Janardhan Iyengar (jiyengar@fandm.edu)
Preethi Natarajan (prenatar@cisco.com)
Randall Stewart (randall@lakerest.net)
Michael Tüxen (tuexen@fh-muenster.de)

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