Stateless IPv4 Network Address Translation

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Authors Tina Tsou  , Will LIU  , Simon Perreault  , Reinaldo Penno  , Maoke Chen 
Last updated 2013-11-04 (latest revision 2012-10-22)
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This memo describes a protocol for decentralizing IPv4 NAT to the customer-premises equipment (CPE) such that no state information is kept on the central NAT device. The CPE uses a restricted source port set that is encoded in its provisioned IPv4 WAN address. The NAT device performs only strictly stateless address (not port) translation.


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