Re: ECN for servers ?

From: H. Peter Anvin (
Date: Wed Feb 14 2001 - 15:41:26 EST

Followup to: <>
By author: Petru Paler <>
In newsgroup:
> Hello,
> What is the impact of enabling ECN on the server side ? I mean, will
> any clients (with broken firewalls) be affected if a SMTP/HTTP server
> has ECN enabled ?
> On the other hand, is there any advantage with ECN enabled on the server
> side ?

Pro: better behaviour in presence of network congestion.

Con: people behind broken firewalls can't connect.


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