[rfc-dist] RFC 5461 on TCP's Reaction to Soft Errors
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Title: TCP's Reaction to Soft Errors
Author: F. Gont
Date: February 2009
Mailbox: fernando at gont.com.ar
I-D Tag: draft-ietf-tcpm-tcp-soft-errors-09.txt
This document describes a non-standard, but widely implemented,
modification to TCP's handling of ICMP soft error messages that
rejects pending connection-requests when those error messages are
received. This behavior reduces the likelihood of long delays
between connection-establishment attempts that may arise in a number
of scenarios, including one in which dual-stack nodes that have IPv6
enabled by default are deployed in IPv4 or mixed IPv4 and IPv6
environments. This memo provides information for the Internet community.
This document is a product of the TCP Maintenance and Minor Extensions Working Group of the IETF.
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