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NAT64 is a proposed mechanism for translating IPv6 packets to IPv4 packets and vice-versa.  NAT64 and DNS64, a mechanism for synthesizing AAAA records from A records, will work together to enable client-server and peer-to-peer (P2P) communication between an IPv6-only client and an IPv4-only server without requiring any changes to either the IPv6 or the IPv4 node.

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This Internet Draft by Marcelo Bagnulo, Philip Matthews and Iljitsch van Beijnum documents how NAT64 will work.

This was last updated in March 2009
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