Interactive Connectivity Establishment (ICE): A Protocol for Network Address Translator (NAT) Traversal

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (mmusic WG)
Authors Ari Keränen  , Jonathan Rosenberg 
Last updated 2015-10-14 (latest revision 2015-09-10)
Replaces draft-keranen-mmusic-rfc5245bis
Replaced by RFC 8445
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This document describes a protocol for Network Address Translator (NAT) traversal for UDP-based multimedia. This protocol is called Interactive Connectivity Establishment (ICE). ICE makes use of the Session Traversal Utilities for NAT (STUN) protocol and its extension, Traversal Using Relay NAT (TURN). This document obsoletes RFC 5245.


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