Peer-to-Peer Protocol (P2PP)
draft-baset-p2psip-p2pp-01

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Abstract

This document defines the Peer-to-Peer Protocol (P2PP), an application-layer binary protocol, for creating and maintaining an overlay of participant nodes. The overlay can be created using various structured and unstructured peer-to-peer protocols such as Bamboo, Chord, Pastry, Kademlia, Gnutella, and Gia. P2PP uses a secure transport, supports an application API, has mechanisms for NAT and firewall traversal, exchanging node capabilities, and diagnostic information. P2PP is designed to support a P2P Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) network, but it can be used for other applications as well.

Authors

Salman Baset (salman@cs.columbia.edu)
Henning Schulzrinne (hgs@cs.columbia.edu)
Marcin Matuszewski (marcin.matuszewski@nokia.com)

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