Port Control Protocol (PCP), April 2013
- File formats:
- PROPOSED STANDARD
- Updated by:
- RFC 7488, RFC 7652, RFC 7843
- D. Wing, Ed.
- pcp (int)
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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.