Implications of NATs on the TCP/IP architecture

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In light of the growing interest in, and deployment of network address translation (NAT - RFC 1631), this document will present some highlights of the architectural implications. A reader is assumed to be well familiar with the principles of NAT operations [RFC1631].


Yakov Rekhter (

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