Framework for interfacing with Network Address Translator

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (nat WG)
Author Pyda Srisuresh 
Last updated 2001-04-10
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status Informational
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NAT is a stateful network device, providing routing transparency for hosts in disparate address realms to communicate with each other. External agents such as Application Level Gateways (ALGs), Realm Specific IP (RSIP) clients and Management applications may need to interact with NAT to influence its operation.


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