[e2e] TCP sequence number reset

Kacheong Poon ka-cheong.poon at oracle.com
Thu Mar 24 22:02:04 PDT 2011

On 03/25/11 06:47 AM, Joe Touch wrote:

>> The draft is draft-ietf-tsvwg-sctp-strrst-09.txt and I think
>> the analogy to TCP is accurate.
> SCTP includes the idea of individual streams, and the value of the
> sequence number has a meaning within a stream. In the above draft, it's
> used to allow a stream to be reused within an E2E association.

If you check the draft carefully, it proposes a mechanism to reset
the transmission sequence number (TSN) of an association.  This
is equivalent to resetting TCP sequence number.  The stream
sequence number (SSN) is per stream but TSN is per association.


					K. Poon.
					ka-cheong.poon at oracle.com

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