H.320 gateways a MEGACO / ITU

Matt Holdrege matt at ASCEND.COM
Wed Mar 31 15:58:58 EST 1999

Yes, but protection does not mean using NAT. Saying that we shouldn't use
PER because it won't work well with NAT is a red herring. Service providers
do not need to use NAT and should not be encouraged to use NAT.

Please check out http://www.ietf.org/html.charters/nat-charter.html to find
out more about NAT.

At 01:53 PM 3/31/99 -0500, Melinda Shore wrote:
>I absolutely agree, but we're finding that the reality is that
>network operators are using firewalls to provide host protection,
>not data protection, per se.
>At 10:06 AM 3/31/99 -0800, Matt Holdrege wrote:
>>As has been discussed on the MEGACO list, the best way to authenticate and
>>authorize is to use IPsec. This has absolutely nothing to do with
>>inspecting the internal payload of the packet.
>Melinda Shore
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