Session Based Network Issues on 7060E?

So if you are running a 7060E chassis in your enterprise and you are suddenly experiencing strange behavior relating to session based traffic, disable the TCP-Options setting in config global. This is on by default and enables the the client and server to negotiate MSS, window scaling, selective acknowledgements, timestamps, and NOP. These are completely option settings that specifically help the packet along and improve performance.

If any device on your network suffers an issue though and the packets start showing up differently, this becomes an issue and can cause intermittent network connectivity issues and any traffic that is session based (non UDP) will randomly drop and experience extreme latency.

 

I will do a video once I finish assessing the Root Cause Analysis on the issue that I just experienced at an enterprise client.


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