UDP Magic Numbers
draft-herbert-udp-magic-numbers-01

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Abstract

This specification defines magic numbers in UDP which allow a node to determine or confirm the protocol contained in a UDP payload. This is primarily applicable for encapsulation and transport protocols encapsulated within UDP where intermediate devices, such as middle boxes, need to parse these protocols for providing service. Magic numbers can also be used to multiplex different UDP encapsulated protocols over the same UDP port.

Authors

Tom Herbert (tom@herbertland.com)
Lucy Yong (lucy.yong@huawei.com)

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