[pfSense Support] Strange TCP connection behavior 2.0 RC2 (+3)
swmike at swm.pp.se
Tue Jun 28 05:36:02 CDT 2011
On Tue, 28 Jun 2011, Eugen Leitl wrote:
> Even disabling window scaling and setting the window to 16MB makes no
If you disable window scaling, you're limiting it to 64k.
> However, we have tried different hardware (L3 switches, media convertes +
> laptops etc), and the symptoms still persist...
You should dump the traffic and analyse it in Wireshark, then you'll see
if you have packet loss or not. Most likely you do not, and the reason for
your problem is TCP setting related (see other posts with links).
Before you start replacing hw you should diagnose what your problem is, if
you're not losing packets and the delay variation is constant, then it's
not related to the network. Both of these factors can be seen using the
built in tools in wireshark (Analyze->Expert info, and Statistics->TCP
Mikael Abrahamsson email: swmike at swm.pp.se
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