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TCP/IP retries

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  • Anybody knows how I can changed the number of retries and timeout that a TCP packet have at the TCP/IP layers ?

    I think that the retries are 3 and the timeout double every retry for a maximum of 2 minutes.  Anybody can confirm ?

    Thanks,

    Ronald
    Tuesday, August 30, 2005 12:50 PM

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  • Hi Ronald,

    This forum is typically used for questions regarding application developement with the System.Net namespace.  You may want to look at this whitepaper which describes the TCP/IP implementation in Windows Server 2003:

    http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windowsserver2003/technologies/networking/tcpip03.mspx

    Wednesday, August 31, 2005 5:27 PM
  • I am looking for a way to change the timeout and retry within my C# winform application.  Are you suggesting to change programmatically the registry values of windows ?

    Ronald

    Wednesday, August 31, 2005 7:09 PM
  • What I would say is that I don't know fully the implications of mucking with the
    TCP/IP stack's behavior.  So I think the best bet is to post this in the corresponding forum where the TCP/IP gurus can best tell you how to do that.
    Thanks
    Thursday, September 01, 2005 2:38 PM
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