Discuss TCP-Window Management System?

Answer:- Windowing and Window Size: Window management in TCP is an important concept that ensures reliability in packet delivery as well as reduce the wastage of time in waiting for the acknowledge after each packet.

Window size: window size determines the amount of data that you can transmit before receiving an acknowledgment. Sliding window refers to the fact that the window size is negotiated dynamically during the TCP session.

  1. Expectational acknowledgment means that the acknowledgment number refers to the octet that is next expected
  2. If the source receives no acknowledgment, it knows to retransmit at a slower rate.

The mechanism of the sliding window style may be understood easily with the help of below given 
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