[rfc-dist] RFC 6887 on Port Control Protocol (PCP)

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        RFC 6887

        Title:      Port Control Protocol (PCP) 
        Author:     D. Wing, Ed.,
                    S. Cheshire, M. Boucadair,
                    R. Penno, P. Selkirk
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       April 2013
        Mailbox:    dwing at cisco.com, 
                    cheshire at apple.com, 
                    mohamed.boucadair at orange.com,
                    repenno at cisco.com, 
                    pselkirk at isc.org
        Pages:      88
        Characters: 221314
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-pcp-base-29.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6887.txt

The Port Control Protocol allows an IPv6 or IPv4 host to control how
incoming IPv6 or IPv4 packets are translated and forwarded by a
Network Address Translator (NAT) or simple firewall, and also allows
a host to optimize its outgoing NAT keepalive messages.

This document is a product of the Port Control Protocol Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the Internet
Official Protocol Standards (STD 1) for the standardization state and
status of this protocol.  Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

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