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which of the timer is responsible for keeping the window size information flowing even if the other end closes its receiver window?

  1. Retransmission Timer
  2. persistence Timer
  3. Keep Alive Timer
  4. Time Wait Timer
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B: Persistence Timer

How persistent Timer Sir...

Its definition is like...

Persistent Timer – To deal with a zero-window-size deadlock situation, TCP uses a persistence timer.When the sending TCP receives an acknowledgment with a window size of zero, it starts a persistence timer.



Please read the statement carefully. Persistent timer generally cures deadlock kidda situation.

To deal with a zero-window-size deadlock situation

This line means whenever the receiver closes its window. The receiver window behaves as zero sized window. It attempts rectifying the situation by sending probes. 

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