Operator-Assisted Relay Service Architecture (OARS)

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This document proposes a new relay-based NAT traversal architecture called OARS which could simplify the data communication process between two hosts that locates behind some non-BEHAVE compliant [RFC4787] [RFC5382] NAT devices. The key mechanism in OARS is the newly defined "Couple" message which allows the Relay servers to be easily incorporated into existing CGN/CDN nodes which are already deployed within the network in a distributed manner.


Aijun Wang (wangaj.bri@chinatelecom.cn)
Bing Liu (leo.liubing@huawei.com)
Justin Uberti (justin@uberti.name)
Peng Ding (dingpeng.bri@chinatelecom.cn)

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