[Ndn-interest] Middlebox in NDN Era

Zhen Cao caozhenpku at gmail.com
Tue Sep 23 01:19:09 PDT 2014

Hi Junxiao,

Thanks for the analysis. It is helpful.


On Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 7:02 PM, Junxiao Shi
<shijunxiao at email.arizona.edu> wrote:
> Hi Zhen
> To align with RFC3234 definition, in NDN:
> A middlebox is defined as any intermediary device performing functions other
> than the normal, standard functions of an NDN router on the datagram path
> between a consumer and producer.
> Standard functions of an NDN router include:
> forward Interest by Name
> return Data by PIT states
> cache Data
> Middlebox functions can include:
> translate between routable and non-routable Names
> perform Data validation
> filter packets according to firewall rules
> Yours, Junxiao

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