BCP 135

RFC 5135

IP Multicast Requirements for a Network Address Translator (NAT) and a Network Address Port Translator (NAPT), February 2008

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/bcp/bcp135.txt
File formats:
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Status:
BEST CURRENT PRACTICE
Authors:
D. Wing
T. Eckert
Stream:
IETF
Source:
behave (tsv)

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Abstract

This document specifies requirements for a for a Network Address Translator (NAT) and a Network Address Port Translator (NAPT) that support Any Source IP Multicast or Source-Specific IP Multicast. An IP multicast-capable NAT device that adheres to the requirements of this document can optimize the operation of IP multicast applications that are generally unaware of IP multicast NAT devices. This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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