A No-Op Payload Format for RTP

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Author Flemming Andreasen 
Last updated 2005-05-18
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This document defines an no-op payload format for the Real-time Transport Protocol (RTP), and a mechanism to request transmission of an early RTCP report. This can be used to verify RTP connectivity and to keep Network Address Translator (NAT) bindings and Firewall pinholes open.


Flemming Andreasen (fandreas@telcordia.com)

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