Multicast Network Address Translation
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Intended status: Standards Track                       February 01, 2021
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                 Multicast Network Address Translation
                       draft-ietf-mboned-mnat-00

Abstract

   This document defines a method for a network to maintain Network
   Address Translation address mappings for the transport of globally
   addressed multicast traffic within a network that can't otherwise
   forward the globally addressed traffic.  A new Multicast Network
   Address Translation (MNAT) service is defined to communicate the
   address mappings to ingress and egress points within the network, and
   considerations for operation of the MNAT service are described.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
     1.1.  Background  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     1.2.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     1.3.  Motivation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     1.4.  Notes for Contributors and Reviewers  . . . . . . . . . .   5
       1.4.1.  Venues for Contribution and Discussion  . . . . . . .   6
       1.4.2.  Implementation status . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
   2.  Protocol Operation  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     2.1.  Overview  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
       2.1.1.  Egress Node Operational Modes . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     2.2.  Service Discovery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
       2.2.1.  Detecting Invalid Services  . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     2.3.  RESTCONF Bootstrap  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     2.4.  Message Handling  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
       2.4.1.  Notification Subscription . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
       2.4.2.  Watcher Keys  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
       2.4.3.  Egress Group Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
       2.4.4.  Ingress Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
       2.4.5.  MNAT Service Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
       2.4.6.  Example Messaging Walkthrough . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
   3.  YANG Model  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     3.1.  Yang Tree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     3.2.  Yang Module . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   4.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
     4.1.  The YANG Module Names Registry  . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
     4.2.  The XML Registry  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
     4.3.  The Service Name and Transport Protocol Port Number
           Registry  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
   5.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
   6.  Acknowledgements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
   7.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
     7.1.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
     7.2.  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  22
   Author's Address  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  23

1.  Introduction

   Network Address Translation is very widely used for unicast traffic
   in a variety of networks and according to a variety of mechanisms.
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