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Tuning the NetWare 6 TCP/IP Stack via SET Parameters

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By Anoop Kumar P, B Thavamani Rajan

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Posted: 28 Jun 2002
 

Version: Novell BorderManager 3.7

Here's the latest in the continuing series of AppNotes articles by and for friends of NBM.

This AppNote discusses how to use SET parameters available in the TCP/IP stack for NetWare 6 SP1 or later to change some of the default parameters or enable/disable the various features provided in Novell TCP/IP stack. It also discusses some user/testing scenarios and suggests ways in which you can optimize the performance of the stack.

Come find out how to protect your network against TCP/UDP land attacks and TCP FIN attacks, learn how to adjust your memory allocation related to TCP communications, and discover how to provide protection against UDP flooding by discarding oversized packets.

Contents:

  • Introduction
  • ARP Tuning Parameters
  • Oversized Packets Handling
  • Receive Buffers Count
  • Interactive Data Flow
  • Memory Allocation
  • TCP Parameters
  • MTU Tuning
  • Attack Protection
  • Miscellaneous SET Parameters
  • Conclusion

Read this AppNote at http://developer.novell.com/research/appnotes/2002/july/02/a020702.htm


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