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(ngtrans) I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-ngtrans-shipworm-03.txt



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	Title		: Shipworm: Tunneling IPv6 over UDP through NATs
	Author(s)	: C. Huitema
	Filename	: draft-ietf-ngtrans-shipworm-03.txt
	Pages		: 27
	Date		: 15-Oct-01
	
We propose here a service that enables nodes located behind one or 
several IPv4 NATs to obtain IPv6 connectivity by tunneling packets 
over UDP; we call this the Shipworm service. The establishment of 
the tunnel is automatic, and does not require any configuration 
parameters on the client. Running the service requires the help of 
'Shipworm servers' and 'Shipworm relays'; the Shipworm servers are 
stateless, and only have to manage a small fraction of the traffic 
between Shipworm clients; the Shipworm relays act as IPv6 routers 
between the Shipworm service and the

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