Re: What is the expected response to Window Probe packets

From: Satish Chandra Kilaru
Date: Tue Apr 14 2009 - 10:32:10 EST


Can someone answer this please?

On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 6:11 PM, Satish Chandra Kilaru
<iam.kilaru@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi
>
> What is the expected behavior when Linux machine receives zero-window
> probe packets? RFC says receiving client should respond with current
> window size.
>
> Does this mean that client MUST respond with a window update (if the
> window size is still 0, say that it is 0, else give the current window
> size.). Can client not responding to a window probe be considered as a
> bug in Client's TCP/IP stack?
>
> Thanks in advance
> --Satish
>
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