Indication of support for keep-alive

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Author Christer Holmberg 
Last updated 2009-05-12 (latest revision 2009-04-16)
Replaces draft-holmberg-sip-keep
Replaced by RFC 6223
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This specification defines a new SIP Via header parameter, "keep" which SIP entities can use to indicate support of the NAT keep-alive techniques defined in SIP Outbound, in cases where the Outbound procedures are not supported or cannot be applied.


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