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HIP Extensions for the Traversal of Network Address Translators

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Author Vivien Schmitt
Last updated 2008-04-17 (Latest revision 2006-10-19)
Replaced by draft-ietf-hip-nat-traversal
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-hip-nat-traversal
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


This document specifies extensions to Host Identity Protocol (HIP) to support traversal of Network Address Translator (NAT) middleboxes. The traversal mechanism tunnels HIP control and data traffic over UDP and enables HIP initiators which MAY be behind NATs to contact HIP responders which MAY be behind another NAT.


Vivien Schmitt

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