Short term NAT requirements for UDP based peer-to-peer applications
draft-ietf-mmusic-natreq4udp-00

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (mmusic WG)
Last updated 2001-09-20
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https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-ietf-mmusic-natreq4udp-00.txt

Abstract

During the next few years, as the IPv4 address space moves toward exhaustion, it is likely that the deployment of NAT will accelerate. This draft presents the requirements that NAT devices must meet in order to enable use of UDP by peer-to-peer applications. The requirement can be summed up by the need to avoid gratuitous filtering and too short timers.

Authors

Christian Huitema (huitema@microsoft.com)

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