An Experimental Study of SCTP in NS2

Md. Ibrahim Chowdhury, Imran Hossain Jony


SCTP (Stream Control Transport Protocol) is a reliable transport layer protocol which provides acknowledged, error-free and non-duplicated transfer of message. It combines the advantages of TCP and UDP. In additional to that, SCTP has many attractive characteristics such as multi-homing, multi-streaming and partial data reliability. This paper thoroughly discusses about the advantages of SCTP. We have experimented the SCTP endpoints data transmission by using NS2 (Network Simulator 2) tool including multi-homed SCTP nodes data transmission. The result shows that an SCTP node in NS2 cannot be truly multi-homed. Hence, NS2 still lacks of full implementation of SCTP features.



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