by Darius Kazemi, September 23 2019
RFC-266 is titled “Network Host Status”. It's authored by Ellen Westheimer of BBN and dated November 8, 1971.
The technical content
The numbers this time, from October 26 to November 4:
- 45 dead
- 45 open
- 12 timed out
- 6 half open
The percentage of open connections has gone up to 41.6% from about 38%, so that's another incremental improvement.
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