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Does anyone know why a Server ( sends two TCP RST after a successfull termination of the session with FIN/ACK from both the Server and the Client (

Is this normal, as i see it also in other sessions (X11, etc.)

Regards, Patrick

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asked 26 Sep '17, 04:23

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I would say there's nothing to worry about, unless there should have been more data - but since both sides already said goodbye via FIN the RSTs won't do no harm. It's hard to say where they come from, but maybe a device between the endpoints created them, e.g. a Firewall. This could be checked by looking at the TTL - if it's the same for the RSTs as for the normal packets from the IP it's the endpoint doing this.

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answered 26 Sep '17, 04:49

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