[rfc-dist] RFC 6978 on A TCP Authentication Option Extension for NAT Traversal

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        RFC 6978

        Title:      A TCP Authentication Option Extension 
                    for NAT Traversal 
        Author:     J. Touch
        Status:     Experimental
        Stream:     Independent
        Date:       July 2013
        Mailbox:    touch at isi.edu
        Pages:      6
        Characters: 11461
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-touch-tcp-ao-nat-05.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6978.txt

This document describes an extension to the TCP Authentication
Option (TCP-AO) to support its use over connections that pass
through Network Address Translators and/or Network Address and 
Port Translators (NATs/NAPTs).  This extension changes the data 
used to compute traffic keys, but it does not alter TCP-AO's 
packet processing or key generation algorithms.


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kind. Discussion and suggestions for improvement are requested.
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