TCP Robustness in Persist Condition

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This document describes how a connection can remain infinitely in persist condition, and its Denial of Service (DoS) implication on the system, if there is no mechanism to recover from this anomaly.


Mahesh Jethanandani (
Murali Bashyam (

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