RFC 3234

Middleboxes: Taxonomy and Issues, February 2002

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc3234.txt
File formats:
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Authors:
B. Carpenter
S. Brim
Stream:
[Legacy]

Cite this RFC: TXT  |  XML

DOI:  10.17487/RFC3234

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Abstract

This document is intended as part of an IETF discussion about "middleboxes" - defined as any intermediary box performing functions apart from normal, standard functions of an IP router on the data path between a source host and destination host. This document establishes a catalogue or taxonomy of middleboxes, cites previous and current IETF work concerning middleboxes, and attempts to identify some preliminary conclusions. It does not, however, claim to be definitive. This memo provides information for the Internet community.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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