This specification pertains to the DirectPlay 8 Protocol and describes technology available for the support of network environments that involve Network Address Translation (NAT). The NAT location functionality consists of extensions to the DirectPlay 8 Core and Service Providers Protocol [MC-DPL8CS] to improve NAT [RFC3022] support.
Sections 1.8, 2, and 3 of this specification are normative and can contain the terms MAY, SHOULD, MUST, MUST NOT, and SHOULD NOT as defined in [RFC2119]. Sections 1.5 and 1.9 are also normative but do not contain those terms. All other sections and examples in this specification are informative.