The Diameter API

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The Diameter authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA) protocol provides support for peering AAA transactions across the Internet. This document describes an API for the Diameter protocol. The API is defined for the C language. The intent of the API is to foster source code portability across multiple programming platforms.


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