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Re: Application protocols and Address Translation

From: Tony Hansen <tony@att.com>
Date: Mon, 02 Dec 2002 12:27:54 -0500
Message-ID: <3DEB981A.8070203@att.com>
To: discuss@apps.ietf.org

Patrik Fltstrm wrote:
> On mndag, dec 2, 2002, at 16:06 Europe/Stockholm, Brian E Carpenter wrote:
>> The question is, what are the applications-specific arguments
>> against translated addresses? What are the brokenness conditions
>> caused by translated addresses (and the associated statefulness)?
> 
> FTP, SIP and DNS are three protocols which have problems. Or not really 
> SIP but anything which uses RTP and is launched by an SDP specification.

Make that any protocol that negotiates for a separate peer to peer 
connection, and passes IP addresses as part of that negotiation.

	Tony Hansen
	tony@att.com
Received on Monday, 2 December 2002 12:28:43 EST

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