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I-D ACTION:draft-davies-fw-nat-traversal-00.txt



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	Title		: Traversal of non-Protocol Aware Firewalls & NATS
	Author(s)	: S. Davies, S. Read, P. Cordell
	Filename	: draft-davies-fw-nat-traversal-00.txt
	Pages		: 32
	Date		: 02-Apr-01
	
In this draft, we present a method that enables real-time
session-oriented protocols, such as SIP, H.323, H.248 and MGCP, to
traverse through enterprise and residential firewalls and NATs.  The
method requires no protocol awareness in the firewall or NAT device
and it is transparent to the endpoint. The method benefits from being
protocol agnostic - one method may be used for all protocols.
Profiles for SIP and H.323 are presented here as examples.

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