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IETF RFC 6298

Computing TCP’s Retransmission Timer

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Organization: IETF
Publication Date: 1 June 2011
Status: active
Page Count: 11
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This document defines the standard algorithm that Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) senders are required to use to compute and manage their retransmission timer. It expands on the discussion in Section 4.2.3.1 of RFC 1122 and upgrades the requirement of supporting the algorithm from a SHOULD to a MUST. This document obsoletes RFC 2988.

Document History

IETF RFC 6298
June 1, 2011
Computing TCP’s Retransmission Timer
This document defines the standard algorithm that Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) senders are required to use to compute and manage their retransmission timer. It expands on the discussion in...

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