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Analysis of Potential Solutions for Revealing a Host Identifier (HOST_ID) in Shared Address Deployments
RFC 6967

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Subject: Document Action: 'Analysis of Solution Candidates to Reveal a Host Identifier (HOST_ID) in Shared Address Deployments' to Informational RFC (draft-ietf-intarea-nat-reveal-analysis-10.txt)

The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'Analysis of Solution Candidates to Reveal a Host Identifier (HOST_ID)
   in Shared Address Deployments'
  (draft-ietf-intarea-nat-reveal-analysis-10.txt) as Informational RFC

This document is the product of the Internet Area Working Group.

The IESG contact persons are Brian Haberman and Ted Lemon.

A URL of this Internet Draft is:

Ballot Text

Technical Summary:

This document analyzes a set of solution candidates to mitigate some of
the issues encountered when address sharing is used. In particular,
this document focuses on means to reveal a host identifier (HOST_ID)
when a Carrier Grade NAT (CGN) or application proxies are involved in
the path. This host identifier must be unique to each host under the
same shared IP address.

Working Group Summary:

The working group had active discussion on the draft and the current
text of the draft is representative of the consensus of the working
group. In particular, as a result of WG consensus, this version of the
draft does not make any recommendations as to a preferred solution among
those analyzed.

Document Quality:

The document has received adequate review. The Document Shepherd has no
concerns about the depth or breadth of these reviews. This document does
not define a protocol. Hence there are no implementations of this document.


Who is the Document Shepherd? Who is the Responsible Area Director?

Suresh Krishnan is the document shepherd. Brian Haberman is the
responsible AD.

RFC Editor Note