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Internal
The IP address and port number of the LAN-side application.

Protocol
The communications protocol used for the conversation.

External
The IP address and port number of the WAN-side application.

NAT
The port number of the LAN-side application as viewed by the WAN-side application.

Priority
The preference given to outbound packets of this conversation by the GameFuel logic. Smaller numbers represent higher priority.

State
State for sessions that use the TCP protocol.
NO: None -- This entry is used as a placeholder for a future connection that may occur.
SS: SYN Sent -- One of the systems is attempting to start a connection.
EST: Established -- the connection is passing data.
FW: FIN Wait -- The client system has requested that the connection be stopped.
CW: Close Wait -- the server system has requested that the connection be stopped.
TW: Time Wait -- Waiting for a short time while a connection that was in FIN Wait is fully closed.
LA: Last ACK -- Waiting for a short time while a connection that was in Close Wait is fully closed.
CL: Closed -- The connection is no longer active but the session is being tracked in case there are any retransmitted packets still pending.

Dir
The direction of initiation of the conversation:
Egress
Initiated from LAN to WAN.
Ingress
Initiated from WAN to LAN.

Time Out
The number of seconds of idle time until the router considers the session terminated. The initial value of Time Out depends on the type and state of the connection.
120 seconds
UDP connections.
20 seconds
Reset or closed TCP connections. The connection does not close instantly so that lingering packets can pass or the connection can be re-established.
120 seconds
Opening or closing TCP connections.
7800 seconds
Established TCP connections.

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last modified: 2006-06-17 13:02:09