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NAT64: Network Address and Protocol Translation from IPv6 Clients to IPv4 Servers
draft-bagnulo-behave-nat64-03

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors Marcelo Bagnulo , Philip Matthews , Iljitsch van Beijnum
Last updated 2009-07-06 (Latest revision 2009-03-07)
Replaced by RFC 6146
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Abstract

NAT64 is a mechanism for translating IPv6 packets to IPv4 packets and vice-versa. DNS64 is a mechanism for synthesizing AAAA records from A records. These two mechanisms together enable client-server communication between an IPv6-only client and an IPv4-only server, without requiring any changes to either the IPv6 or the IPv4 node, for the class of applications that work through NATs. They also enable peer-to-peer communication between an IPv4 and an IPv6 node, where the communication can be initiated by either end using existing, NAT-traversing, peer-to-peer communication techniques. This document specifies NAT64, and gives suggestions on how they should be deployed.

Authors

Marcelo Bagnulo
Philip Matthews
Iljitsch van Beijnum

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