UDP Encapsulation of IPsec ESP Packets
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <email@example.com>, RFC Editor <firstname.lastname@example.org>, ipsec mailing list <email@example.com>, ipsec chair <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Protocol Action: 'UDP Encapsulation of IPsec Packets' to Proposed Standard The IESG has approved the following document: - 'UDP Encapsulation of IPsec Packets ' <draft-ietf-ipsec-udp-encaps-10.txt> as a Proposed Standard This document is the product of the IP Security Protocol Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Russ Housley and Tim Polk. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-ipsec-udp-encaps-10.txt
Technical Summary This protocol specification defines methods to encapsulate and decapsulate IPsec Encapsulating Security Payload (ESP) packets inside UDP packets for the purpose of traversing Network Address Translators. ESP encapsulation can be used in both IPv4 and IPv6. ESP encapsulation is used whenever negotiated by the Internet Key Exchange (IKE) protocol. Working Group Summary The IPsec Working Group came to consensus on this document. Protocol Quality This document was reviewed by Russell Housley for the IESG.