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Hybrid Encapsulation Layer for IP and UDP Messages (HELIUM)

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Author Benjamin M. Schwartz
Last updated 2018-12-27 (Latest revision 2018-06-25)
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HELIUM is a protocol that can be used to implement a UDP proxy, a VPN, or a hybrid of these. It is intended to run over a reliable, secure substrate transport. It can serve a variety of use cases, but its initial purpose is to enable HTTP proxies to forward non-TCP flows.


Benjamin M. Schwartz

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