RFC 2988

Computing TCP's Retransmission Timer, November 2000

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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]


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