Additional Policies for the Partially Reliable Stream Control Transmission Protocol Extension (RFC7496)
Original Publication Date: 2015-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-Apr-14
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
M. Tuexen: AUTHOR [+4]
The Partially Reliable SCTP (PR-SCTP) extension defined in [RFC3758] provides a generic method for senders to abandon user messages. The decision to abandon a user message is sender side only, and the exact condition is called a "PR-SCTP policy" ([RFC3758] refers to them as "PR-SCTP Services"). [RFC3758] also defines one particular PR-SCTP policy, called "Timed Reliability". This allows the sender to specify a timeout for a user message after which the SCTP stack abandons the user message.
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) M. Tuexen Request for Comments: 7496 Muenster Univ. of Appl. Sciences Category: Standards Track R. Seggelmann ISSN: 2070-1721 Metafinanz Informationssysteme GmbH R. Stewart Netflix, Inc. S. Loreto Ericsson April 2015
Additional Policies for the Partially Reliable Stream Control Transmission Protocol Extension
This document defines two additional policies for the Partially Reliable Stream Control Transmission Protocol (PR-SCTP) extension. These policies allow limitation of the number of retransmissions and prioritization of user messages for more efficient usage of the send buffer.
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This is an Internet Standards Track document.
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RFC 7496 Additional PR-SCTP Policies April 2015
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