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I-D ACTION:draft-aboba-nat-ipsec-04.txt



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	Title		: IPSEC-NAT Compatibility Requirements
	Author(s)	: B. Aboba
	Filename	: draft-aboba-nat-ipsec-04.txt
	Pages		: 11
	Date		: 30-May-01
	
Perhaps the most common use of IPsec is in providing virtual private
networking capabilities. One very popular use of VPNs is to provide
tele-commuter access to the corporate Intranet.  Today NATs are widely
deployed in home gateways, as well as in other locations likely to be
used by tele-commuters, such as hotels. The result is that IPsec-NAT
incompatibilities have become a major barrier to deployment of IPsec in
one of its principal uses. This draft describes known incompatibilities
between NAT and IPsec, and describes the requirements for addressing
them.

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