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NAT Behavior Discovery Using STUN

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors Derek MacDonald , Bruce Lowekamp
Last updated 2007-03-01 (Latest revision 2006-10-17)
Replaced by RFC 5780
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-behave-nat-behavior-discovery
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


This specification defines a usage of the Simple Traversal Underneath Network Address Translators (NAT) (STUN) Protocol that allows the applications to discover the presence and current behaviour of NATs and firewalls between them and the STUN server.


Derek MacDonald
Bruce Lowekamp

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