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Port Control Protocol (PCP) Proxy Function

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From: The IESG <>
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Cc: RFC Editor <>,
    pcp mailing list <>,
    pcp chair <>
Subject: Protocol Action: 'Port Control Protocol (PCP) Proxy Function' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-pcp-proxy-09.txt)

The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'Port Control Protocol (PCP) Proxy Function'
  (draft-ietf-pcp-proxy-09.txt) as Proposed Standard

This document is the product of the Port Control Protocol Working Group.

The IESG contact persons are Brian Haberman and Terry Manderson.

A URL of this Internet Draft is:

Ballot Text

Technical Summary:

   This document specifies a new PCP functional element denoted as a PCP
   Proxy.  The PCP Proxy relays PCP requests received from PCP clients
   to upstream PCP server(s).  A typical deployment usage of this
   function is to help establish successful PCP communications for PCP
   clients that can not be configured with the address of a PCP server
   located more than one hop away.

Working Group Summary:

    The WG has consensus on this document, nothing particularly rough.

Document Quality:

    It is unknown whether there are existing implementations, although
    the existence of this draft was motivated by experience from Apple's


Who is the Document Shepherd? 

    Dave Thaler <>

Who is the Responsible Area Director? 

    Brian Haberman <>

RFC Editor Note