[rfc-dist] BCP 142, RFC 5382 on NAT Behavioral Requirements for TCP
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Title: NAT Behavioral Requirements for TCP
Author: S. Guha, Ed.,
K. Biswas, B. Ford,
S. Sivakumar, P. Srisuresh
Status: Best Current Practice
Date: October 2008
Mailbox: saikat at cs.cornell.edu,
kbiswas at cisco.com,
baford at mpi-sws.org,
ssenthil at cisco.com,
srisuresh at yahoo.com
See Also: BCP0142
I-D Tag: draft-ietf-behave-tcp-08.txt
This document defines a set of requirements for NATs that handle TCP
that would allow many applications, such as peer-to-peer applications
and online games to work consistently. Developing NATs that meet
this set of requirements will greatly increase the likelihood that
these applications will function properly. 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.
BCP: This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the
Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for
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