NAT Behavioral Requirements for TCP

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Author Nagendra Modadugu 
Last updated 2005-02-16
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This document specifies requirements for NAT devices when handling TCP traffic. In order to arrive at the requirements, basic terminology regarding NAT TCP handling is defined. The purpose of this document is to provide a specification of TCP handling by NAT devices so that TCP-using applications can work consistently.


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