Updates to Network Address Translation (NAT) Behavioral Requirements (RFC7857)
Original Publication Date: 2016-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Jun-29
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
R. Penno: AUTHOR [+5]
[RFC4787], [RFC5382], and [RFC5508] contributed to enhance Network Address Translation (NAT) interoperability and conformance. Operational experience gained through widespread deployment and evolution of NAT indicates that some areas of the original documents need further clarification or updates. This document provides such clarifications and updates.
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) R. Penno Request for Comments: 7857 Cisco BCP: 127 S. Perreault Updates: 4787, 5382, 5508 Jive Communications Category: Best Current Practice M. Boucadair, Ed. ISSN: 2070-1721 Orange S. Sivakumar Cisco K. Naito NTT April 2016
Updates to Network Address Translation (NAT) Behavioral Requirements
This document clarifies and updates several requirements of RFCs 4787, 5382, and 5508 based on operational and development experience. The focus of this document is Network Address Translation from IPv4 to IPv4 (NAT44).
This document updates RFCs 4787, 5382, and 5508.
Status of This Memo
This memo documents an Internet Best Current Practice.
This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). It represents the consensus of the IETF community. It has received public review and has been approved for publication by the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG). Further information on BCPs is available in Section 2 of RFC 5741.
Information about the current status of this document, any errata, and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7857.
Penno, et al. Best Current Practice [Page 1]
RFC 7857 Updates to NAT Behavioral Requirements April 2016
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