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For active peer-to-peer working groups and research groups, please see the GGF Peer-to-Peer Area.

What are we about? P2PWG NAT/Firewall Working Committee Description The P2PWG NAT/Firewall working committee's charter is to research and analyze peer-to-peer communication and interoperability problems and issues caused by NATs and firewalls and to recommend best practices for traversal technology and policy.
External References and Technical Reading External References and Technical Reading Please read the disclaimer at the bottom of the page.
NAT/Firewall Traversal Whitepaper "Bidirectional Peer-to-Peer Communication with Interposing Firewalls and NATs" DRAFT VERSIONS: The white paper will survey and analyze NAT/Firewall traversal issues as well as making tactical and strategic, technical and policy solution recommendations.


The P2PWG provided a panel session at the Intel Developer Forum August 28, 2001. The following are high-level slides updating the charters and activities of the P2PWG and its constituent working committees.
NAT/Firewall Working Committee Quarterly Face-to-Face Meetings Summary minutes from quarterly face-to-face P2PWG working meetings of the NAT/Firewall committee.
IT Survey

DRAFT VERSION v0.033 The goal of the IT survey is to identify IT practices and policies and awareness about NATs and Firewalls and P2P applications. Data only analyzed in aggregate form.

The results will be fed back to P2P technology developers, NAT/Firewall vendors, and the IT community.

NAT/Firewall Working Committee Weekly Meeting Minutes Meeting minutes for the P2PWG NAT/Firewall Working Committee in pdf format.


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