Pinhole Control Protocol (PCP)

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Last updated 2010-10-27 (latest revision 2010-07-10)
Replaced by draft-wing-pcp-base
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Pinhole Control Protocol is an address-family independent mechanism to control how incoming packets are forwarded by upstream devices such as IPv4 NAT devices, NAT64 devices, and IPv6 firewalls.


Dan Wing (
Reinaldo Penno (
Mohamed Boucadair (

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