[rfc-dist] BCP0135, RFC 5135 on IP Multicast Requirements for a Network Address Translator (NAT) and a Network Address Port Translator (NAPT)

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        BCP 135        
        RFC 5135

        Title:      IP Multicast Requirements for a 
                    Network Address Translator (NAT) and a 
                    Network Address Port Translator (NAPT) 
        Author:     D. Wing, T. Eckert
        Status:     Best Current Practice
        Date:       February 2008
        Mailbox:    dwing at cisco.com, 
                    eckert at cisco.com
        Pages:      16
        Characters: 36528
        Updates:    
        See-Also:   BCP0135

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-behave-multicast-12.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5135.txt

This document specifies requirements for a for a Network Address
Translator (NAT) and a Network Address Port Translator (NAPT) that
support Any Source IP Multicast or Source-Specific IP Multicast.  An
IP multicast-capable NAT device that adheres to the requirements of
this document can optimize the operation of IP multicast applications
that are generally unaware of IP multicast NAT devices.  This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the
Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for
improvements.

This document is a product of the Behavior Engineering for Hindrance 
Avoidance Working Group of the IETF.

This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the
Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for
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