Outstanding Data Graph

Outstanding Data graphs (named X2Y_owin.xpl) are generated with the -N option. A sample is shown in Figure 5.11.

Figure 5.11: Outstanding Data Graph
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The Y-axis represents the Outstanding Data in bytes and the X-axis represents time. The idea behind these graphs to estimate the congestion window at the sender. Since this cannot be determined accurately, we use the outstanding unacknowledged data as an estimate.

Note: If you find that the yellow line clutters up your graph, you may turn it off with the --noshowrwinline option.

Super-User 2003-10-31