[rfc-dist] BCP 148, RFC 5508 on NAT Behavioral Requirements for ICMP

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        BCP 148        
        RFC 5508

        Title:      NAT Behavioral Requirements for ICMP 
        Author:     P. Srisuresh, B. Ford,
                    S. Sivakumar, S. Guha
        Status:     Best Current Practice
        Date:       April 2009
        Mailbox:    srisuresh at yahoo.com, 
                    baford at mpi-sws.org, 
                    ssenthil at cisco.com,
                    saikat at cs.cornell.edu
        Pages:      29
        Characters: 67985
        See Also:   BCP0148

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-behave-nat-icmp-12.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5508.txt

This document specifies the behavioral properties required of the
Network Address Translator (NAT) devices in conjunction with the
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP).  The objective of this
memo is to make NAT devices more predictable and compatible with
diverse application protocols that traverse the devices.  Companion
documents provide behavioral recommendations specific to TCP, UDP,
and other protocols.  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.


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