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.
A normal day Today I wanted to investigate a phenomen with the Wireshark 2.0rc1 at MacOSX. For that kind of reason I started a local trace on my MacOS. So I did not expect to see any strange traffic due to the point of tracing. But in fact I saw more strange things than I had expected. I saw some
The IP ID Field Today I want to tell something about the Identification Field of the IP Header often called the IP ID, it is a longer post than I have mentioned. I have posted a lot of RFC stuff here which you don´t need to read, because I will summarize it in this post. But I wanted to have