RFC 5596

Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP) Simultaneous-Open Technique to Facilitate NAT/Middlebox Traversal, September 2009

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5596.txt
File formats:
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Updates:
RFC 4340
Author:
G. Fairhurst
Stream:
IETF
Source:
dccp (tsv)

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DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17487/RFC5596

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Abstract

This document specifies an update to the Datagram Congestion Control Protocol (DCCP), a connection-oriented and datagram-based transport protocol. The update adds support for the DCCP-Listen packet. This assists DCCP applications to communicate through middleboxes (e.g., a Network Address Port Translator or a DCCP server behind a firewall), where peering endpoints need to initiate communication in a near- simultaneous manner to establish necessary middlebox state. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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