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RFC 6887

"Port Control Protocol (PCP)", April 2013

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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Authors:
D. Wing, Ed.
S. Cheshire
M. Boucadair
R. Penno
P. Selkirk
Stream:
IETF
Source:
pcp (int)

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Abstract

The Port Control Protocol allows an IPv6 or IPv4 host to control how incoming IPv6 or IPv4 packets are translated and forwarded by a Network Address Translator (NAT) or simple firewall, and also allows a host to optimize its outgoing NAT keepalive messages.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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