[rfc-dist] RFC 6223 on Indication of Support for Keep-Alive

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        RFC 6223

        Title:      Indication of Support for Keep-Alive 
        Author:     C. Holmberg
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       April 2011
        Mailbox:    christer.holmberg at ericsson.com
        Pages:      18
        Characters: 41439
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-sipcore-keep-12.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6223.txt

This specification defines a new Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)
Via header field parameter, "keep", which allows adjacent SIP
entities to explicitly negotiate usage of the Network Address
Translation (NAT) keep-alive mechanisms defined in SIP Outbound, in
cases where SIP Outbound is not supported, cannot be applied, or
where usage of keep-alives is not implicitly negotiated as part of
the SIP Outbound negotiation.  [STANDARDS-TRACK]

This document is a product of the Session Initiation Protocol Core Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and suggestions
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