Reserving N and N+1 Ports with PCP

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Authors Mohamed Boucadair  , Senthil Sivakumar 
Last updated 2013-04-15 (latest revision 2012-10-15)
Replaced by RFC 7753, RFC 7753
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This document defines a new PCP Option to reserve a pair of ports (N and N+1) by a PCP-controlled device while preserving the parity and contiguity. This PCP Option eases the NAT traversal for applications having requirements on the port parity and contiguity (e.g., RTP/ RTCP).


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