Common operational misconceptions
mohta at necom830.hpcl.titech.ac.jp
Fri Feb 17 01:03:32 CST 2012
Owen DeLong wrote:
> I believe he understands just fine. However, his point (and I agree with him) is that
> if you are behind NAT, it isn't full end-to-end functionality, even if it does allow some
> degraded form of end-to-end connectivity with significant limitations which are not
> present in the absence of NAT.
I'm not interested in your own definitions on end-to-end
For correct terminologies, you should read Saltzer's
As for "in the absence of NAT", RFC3102 may also be helpful
This document examines the general framework of Realm Specific IP
(RSIP). RSIP is intended as a alternative to NAT in which the end-
to-end integrity of packets is maintained.
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