[rfc-dist] RFC 4898 on TCP Extended Statistics MIB

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        RFC 4898

        Title:      TCP Extended Statistics MIB 
        Author:     M. Mathis, J. Heffner,
                    R. Raghunarayan
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       May 2007
        Mailbox:    mathis at psc.edu, 
                    jheffner at psc.edu, 
                    raraghun at cisco.com
        Pages:      75
        Characters: 153768
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-tsvwg-tcp-mib-extension-15.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4898.txt

This document describes extended performance statistics for TCP.  They are
designed to use TCP's ideal vantage point to diagnose performance problems
in both the network and the application.  If a network-based application 
is performing poorly, TCP can determine if the bottleneck is in the 
sender, the receiver, or the network itself.  If the bottleneck is in the 
network, TCP can provide specific information about its nature.  

This document is a product of the Transport Area Working Group
Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

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