harmuth at mnemon.de
Thu Jul 21 12:56:40 CEST 2005
Jan Engelhardt schrieb:
> What would be the use of RST if it is not part of a connection?
> Is it...vv?
> A and B are connected
> A crashes
> B tries to send
> A sends RST,!ACK
Yes, half-open connections. The other purpose is to recover from
duplicate SYNs, where SYN2 arrives before SYN1, which could confuse
TCPs. See figure 9 in RFC793, p. 32ff for a discussion of RST generation
Have a nice time,
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