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Re[2]: Where NAT disenfranchises the end-user ...
From: RJ Atkinson <rja () inet org>
Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2001 14:06:14 -0400


At 13:47 10/09/01, Richard Welty wrote:
in the case of IPSec, the IP addresses need to be preserved end-to-end
as part of the whole security scheme.

True, but ONLY because the Internet Architecture lacks an alternative
namespace that could identify the box associated with a given network
interface. (The IP address is used in this context to identify the network
interface associated with the Security Association).  So that's all true
today, but is driven by a shortcoming in the Internet Architecture.

Ran
rja () Inet org


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