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“TCP out of order " what does it means ?!!!


I have packet with protocol HTTP and named as "TCP [Out-Of-Order] HTTP/1.1 200 OK (text/html)"

please explain what does it means ?

asked 10 Jan '11, 23:54

ALMahbob's gravatar image

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It simply means that particular frame was received in a different order from which it was sent (after a later packet in the sequence). It is not generally a problem. It probably indicates there are multiple paths between source and destination - and one travels a through a longer path. It means TCP has slightly more work to reassemble segments in the correct order.

answered 11 Jan '11, 04:16

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Thank you a lot ,,,

(11 Jan '11, 05:45) ALMahbob