Category Archives: Network

The relationship between the Maximum Transmission Unit (MTU) and the Maximum Segment Size (MSS)

PDUs of the TCP(IP protocol suite (stack)

A few days ago I have read an answer about the Maximum Segment Size (MSS) at the Wireshark Q&A site.

The answer had shacked me up a little bit, because the author wrote that the MSS is not negotiated. First I had thought that I missed something big in my understanding of the Maximum Segment Size (MSS). But after a dive into the world of the RFCs I realized that I have just misinterpreted /mistranslated the authors statement.

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End User Experience measuring to support the network analysis process

Offline analysis with the HarViewer

The number of Graphical User Interfaces (GUI) which are using HTTP as the application protocol is still growing up. And each single website of these applications has often a complex dynamical content. So the “End User Experience View” is getting more and more important, because for the above mentioned reasons it is not easy to realize if the whole content has been loaded with nothing more then a trace file and no deeper knowledge of the application.

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