Choke packet

By: enj

choke packetA specialized packet that is used for flow control along a network. A router detects congestion by measuring the percentage of buffers in use, line utilization and average queue lengths. When it detects congestion, it sends choke packets across the network to all the data sources associated with the congestion. The sources respond by reducing the amount of data they are sending.

Share!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

User Online

Back to Top
Get Adobe Flash player