Re: [tcpm] New I-D

MURALI BASHYAM <murali_bashyam@yahoo.com> Tue, 13 February 2007 20:28 UTC

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From: MURALI BASHYAM <murali_bashyam@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [tcpm] New I-D
To: weddy@grc.nasa.gov, Mahesh Jethanandani <mahesh@cisco.com>
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It's a TCP protocol and connection state specific
solution to the infinite persist state issue. The
consequences of not hanndling this issue lead to a
resource starvation problem, along with other
problems, DDOS etc.

Murali

--- Wesley Eddy <weddy@grc.nasa.gov> wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 13, 2007 at 10:24:19AM -0800, Mahesh
> Jethanandani wrote:
> > A new I-D has been posted on the IETF web site.
> > 
> >
>
http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-mahesh-persist-timeout-00.txt
> > "TCP Maintenance and Minor Extensions", Mahesh
> Jethanandani, Murali 
> > Bashyam, 9-Feb-07,
> <draft-mahesh-persist-timeout-00.txt> 
> > Comments are welcome.
> 
> It's good to see the description of the problem you
> observed along with
> the solution, but it looks to me like this is more
> of an OS mechanism to
> manage resources rather than a protocol-based
> mechanism.  Is this
> correct?
> 
> -- 
> Wesley M. Eddy
> Verizon Federal Network Systems
> 
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