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PSH FIN ACK PACKET along with data


In a capture i saw a packet with PSH FIN ACK flag set,question is with fin bit set in a packet can we still send date in it.


asked 08 May '13, 02:32

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kishan pandey
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Sure. A packet that contains the last remaining bytes of information may have a piggy backed FIN, and often also contains a PSH when there's nothing else coming after it to speed up processing it on the receivers side.

answered 08 May '13, 05:20

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