[rfc-dist] RFC 6013 on TCP Cookie Transactions (TCPCT)

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        RFC 6013

        Title:      TCP Cookie Transactions (TCPCT) 
        Author:     W. Simpson
        Status:     Experimental
        Stream:     Independent
        Date:       January 2011
        Mailbox:    William.Allen.Simpson at Gmail.com
        Pages:      37
        Characters: 76505
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-simpson-tcpct-03.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6013.txt

TCP Cookie Transactions (TCPCT) deter spoofing of connections and
prevent resource exhaustion, eliminating Responder (server) state
during the initial handshake.  The Initiator (client) has sole
responsibility for ensuring required delays between connections.  The
cookie exchange may carry data, limited to inhibit amplification and
reflection denial of service attacks.  This document defines an 
Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.

EXPERIMENTAL: This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the
Internet community.  It does not specify an Internet standard of any
kind. Discussion and suggestions for improvement are requested.
Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

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