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1 files changed, 2 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/networking/ip-sysctl.txt b/Documentation/networking/ip-sysctl.txt
index f98ca633b528..3458d6343e01 100644
--- a/Documentation/networking/ip-sysctl.txt
+++ b/Documentation/networking/ip-sysctl.txt
@@ -420,10 +420,10 @@ tcp_synack_retries - INTEGER
for a passive TCP connection will happen after 63seconds.
tcp_syncookies - BOOLEAN
- Only valid when the kernel was compiled with CONFIG_SYNCOOKIES
+ Only valid when the kernel was compiled with CONFIG_SYN_COOKIES
Send out syncookies when the syn backlog queue of a socket
overflows. This is to prevent against the common 'SYN flood attack'
- Default: FALSE
+ Default: 1
Note, that syncookies is fallback facility.
It MUST NOT be used to help highly loaded servers to stand