[rfc-dist] RFC 6062 on Traversal Using Relays around NAT (TURN) Extensions for TCP Allocations

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        RFC 6062

        Title:      Traversal Using Relays around NAT 
                    (TURN) Extensions for TCP Allocations 
        Author:     S. Perreault, Ed.,
                    J. Rosenberg
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       November 2010
        Mailbox:    simon.perreault at viagenie.ca, 
                    jdrosen at jdrosen.net
        Pages:      13
        Characters: 28978
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-behave-turn-tcp-07.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6062.txt

This specification defines an extension of Traversal Using Relays
around NAT (TURN), a relay protocol for Network Address Translator
(NAT) traversal.  This extension allows a TURN client to request TCP
allocations, and defines new requests and indications for the TURN
server to open and accept TCP connections with the client's peers.
TURN and this extension both purposefully restrict the ways in which
the relayed address can be used.  In particular, it prevents users
from running general-purpose servers from ports obtained from the

This document is a product of the Behavior Engineering for Hindrance Avoidance Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

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