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The following trace shows the capture of IE trying to load From frame 49 onwards things look fine. I cannot see any tell tale signs of problems. There are some retransmits that popup along the way but nothing that help identify the problem outright. What other areas could I focus on here?

asked 22 Aug '13, 04:26

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Oh, "some retransmits" is a very polite description. I see almost 10% of all packets require retrasnmission with up to 10 seconds RTO. alt text

Also, there are many HTTP Timeout responses indicating that the server(s) didn't get your data in time. http.response.code == 408

tcp.srcport==54264 and tcp.len gt 0 shows that even small packets don't make it with out excessive retransmissions.

So, somewhere somewhat eats your packets...

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answered 22 Aug '13, 05:17

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edited 22 Aug '13, 05:37

Thank you. What are the tell tale signs for the re-transmit reasons?

(22 Aug '13, 05:25) wireshark12

My apologies - I should rephrase my question - Is there anything else I could look for to see what's 'eating' the packets or does that require looking at the packets at those junctions?

(22 Aug '13, 05:45) wireshark12

Well, assuming that the rest of the world can browse CNN well I assume that the culprit is close to you. Are you using your iPhone as a hotspot here?

(22 Aug '13, 05:56) mrEEde

LOL. Yes, I am using my iPhone as a hotspot. I am also with Verizon. As I type this, I'm thinking that this might be a case of throttling?

(22 Aug '13, 06:14) wireshark12

That's what it is, you probably have exceeded your limit so they slow you down

(22 Aug '13, 08:08) mrEEde
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