DCCP Simultaneous-Open Technique to Facilitate NAT/Middlebox Traversal

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Abstract

This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the
Internet community. It specifies an update to the Datagram Congestion Control
Protocol (DCCP), a connection-oriented and datagram-based transport
protocol. The update adds support for the DCCP-Listen packet. This
assists DCCP applications to communicate through middleboxes (e.g., a
Network Address Port Translator or a DCCP server behind a firewall),
where peering endpoints need to initiate communication in a nearsimultaneous
manner to establish necessary middlebox state.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherInternet Society
Number of pages25
VolumeRFC 5596
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2009

Publication series

NameRFC Series
PublisherInternet Society
ISSN (Electronic)2070-1721

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