Bandwidth Constraints for Session Traversal Utilities for NAT (STUN)

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Authors Martin Thomson  , Bernard Aboba 
Last updated 2013-04-15 (latest revision 2012-10-12)
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An attribute is defined for Session Traversal Utilities for NAT (STUN) that allows for declarations of bandwidth limits on the negotiated flow. The application of this attribute to reducing denial of service attacks from internet telephony systems. Other applications include negotiation of bandwidth at packet relays.


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