RFC 2001

TCP Slow Start, Congestion Avoidance, Fast Retransmit, and Fast Recovery Algorithms, January 1997

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https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2001.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Obsoleted by:
RFC 2581
Author:
W. Stevens
Stream:
[Legacy]

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC2001

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Abstract

Modern implementations of TCP contain four intertwined algorithms that have never been fully documented as Internet standards: slow start, congestion avoidance, fast retransmit, and fast recovery. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


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