tcp scale window

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Jul 28th, 2009

Hi all

Can amyone tell me what this is and what it is for? is it the amount of data that can be sent without an ack ?

I have this problem too.
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Joseph W. Doherty Tue, 07/28/2009 - 03:08

It provides a method to have a receive window larger than permitted by the original TCP specification (16 bits, or 64K). You can "scale" the 16 bit value by some power of 2.

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