[rfc-dist] RFC 4380 on Teredo: Tunneling IPv6 over UDP through Network Address Translations (NATs)
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Title: Teredo: Tunneling IPv6 over UDP
through Network Address Translations (NATs)
Author: C. Huitema
Status: Standards Track
Date: February 2006
Mailbox: huitema at microsoft.com
I-D Tag: draft-huitema-v6ops-teredo-05.txt
We propose here a service that enables nodes located behind one or
more IPv4 Network Address Translations (NATs) to obtain IPv6
connectivity by tunneling packets over UDP; we call this the Teredo
service. Running the service requires the help of \"Teredo servers\" and
\"Teredo relays\". The Teredo servers are stateless, and only have to
manage a small fraction of the traffic between Teredo clients; the
Teredo relays act as IPv6 routers between the Teredo service and the
\"native\" IPv6 Internet. The relays can also provide interoperability
with hosts using other transition mechanisms such as \"6to4\". [STANDARDS TRACK]
This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.
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