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Multiple connections on single stream

asked 2020-04-18 20:23:39 +0000

mf17 gravatar image

I'm a beginner yet with network, and probably that question is stupid but i can't understand. It is possible a stream has more than one http requests? I have a stream with 8 http resquests and their responses. I have aditional information below conversation with 8 client pkts, 8 server pkts, 15 turns.

Can someone explain me that?

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answered 2020-04-19 08:00:42 +0000

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Assuming by stream you mean TCP stream, then yes, this is quiet normal. Simply because of efficiency, why would you want to tear down the TCP connection and setup a new one to put the next request in? That would be similar to calling someone, ask a question, hanging up and calling again for the next question. There's even a process called HTTP pipelining that puts all requests in before even waiting for an answer, although it's outlived its time I guess.

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Hello! Thank your very much! Yes i'm refering TCP streams. Probably this happening because i tried to make a test of Sql Injection in work context and in this test i sent one request and server returns database errors and i change request and sent with some differences until obtain a "correct" response. Probably, on every error response, the connection is not closed and when i sent another request, the data going on same connection. That's it?

mf17 gravatar imagemf17 ( 2020-04-25 16:52:02 +0000 )edit

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