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What is the difference between a regular retransmission and a spurious one? What can I do about them if I find them in a trace file? 

Spurious retransmissions are not uncommon. They find their way into our trace files somewhat often. In this video, we explain the differences in retransmission flavors, as well as examine why they occur and what we can do about them. 

 

Hope this helps when troubleshooting!

 

Chris Greer Packet Pioneer Logo

Author Profile - Chris Greer is a Network Analyst for Packet Pioneer LLC and a Certified Wireshark Network Analyst. Chris regularly assists companies in tracking down the source of network and application performance problems using a variety of protocol analysis and monitoring tools including Wireshark. Chris also delivers training and develops technical content for several analysis vendors.

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