TCP Mapping for Reliable Server Pooling Failover Mode

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Authors Peter Lei  , Phillip Conrad 
Last updated 2015-10-14 (latest revision 2002-11-05)
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This memo defines the shim protocol that maps the requirements of the ASAP protocol [5] to the capabilities of the TCP protocol [7]. In particular, this shim protocol adds the following capabiltiies that are required by ASAP, but not provided by TCP: (1) message orientation, (2) heartbeat messages, (3) undelivered message retrieval, and (4) multiple streams.


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