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RFC 3168

The Addition of Explicit Congestion Notification (ECN) to IP, September 2001

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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Obsoletes:
RFC 2481
Updates:
RFC 2003, RFC 2474, RFC 2401, RFC 793
Updated by:
RFC 4301, RFC 6040, RFC 8311
Authors:
K. Ramakrishnan

S. Floyd

D. Black
Stream:
IETF
Source:
tsvwg (tsv)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC3168

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Abstract

This memo specifies the incorporation of ECN (Explicit Congestion Notification) to TCP and IP, including ECN's use of two bits in the IP header. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.