Understanding Apple's Back to My Mac (BTMM) Service
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: RFC Editor <email@example.com> Subject: Document Action: 'Understanding Apple's Back to My Mac (BTMM) Service' to Informational RFC (draft-zhu-mobileme-doc-05.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Understanding Apple's Back to My Mac (BTMM) Service' (draft-zhu-mobileme-doc-05.txt) as an Informational RFC This document has been reviewed in the IETF but is not the product of an IETF Working Group. The IESG contact person is Lars Eggert. A URL of this Internet Draft is: http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-zhu-mobileme-doc/
Technical Summary This document describes the implementation of Apple Inc.'s Back to My Mac (BTMM) service. BTMM provides network connectivity between devices so that a user can perform file sharing and screen sharing among multiple computers at home, at work, or on the road. The implementation of BTMM addresses the issues of single sign-on authentication, secure data communication, service discovery and end- to-end connectivity in face of Network Address Translators (NAT) and mobility of devices. Working Group Summary This document is not the product of a working group. Personnel Lars Eggert (firstname.lastname@example.org) reviewed this document for the IESG. RFC Editor Note Please add the following sentence at the end of the first paragraph of the introduction: "This document describes how BTMM works in MAC OS X version 10.5.x; BTMM continues to evolve over time."