RFC 2988

Computing TCP's Retransmission Timer, November 2000

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2988.txt
File formats:
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Obsoleted by:
RFC 6298
Authors:
V. Paxson
M. Allman
Stream:
IETF
Source:
tsvwg (tsv)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC2988

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Abstract

This document defines the standard algorithm that Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) senders are required to use to compute and manage their retransmission timer. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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