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WFP for implementing a TCP proxy RRS feed

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  • Hello!

    i need to implement a TCP proxy between the transport and the network layer in order to capture and cache TCP data packets and ACK packets and to process a local acknowledgement and a local retransmission of losr packets. actually i am wondering whether WFP would be useful in the case of my application cause i have no clue about it.

    Thanks!


    Rad
    • Moved by Rob Pan Monday, May 23, 2011 3:42 AM for better support (From:Visual C++ Language)
    Friday, May 20, 2011 5:57 PM

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  • Without having any decent knowledge in this part of the PC (namely networking), I do know that TCP = Transmission Control Protocol, and it is my understanding that TCP does take care of retransmissions.  So what you are trying to do is already made.

    Or maybe I did not understand.


    MCP
    Friday, May 20, 2011 8:07 PM
  • You probably want to visit the WFP forum instead of a C++ language forum if you want to learn WFP.

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    Friday, May 20, 2011 8:38 PM
  • Hi,

    According to your description and Sheng's suggestion, it seems that this thread is about WFP. So I will move it to the correct forum for better support.

    Thanks for your understanding. If anything is unclear, please feel free and post to the MSDN forum.

     

    Best Regards,

    Rob


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    Monday, May 23, 2011 3:41 AM