As revised 2006.05.04
Bionic Buffalo Tech Note #55
Resources are numbered within a session, using
. Resources may be grouped; a group of
associations is denoted by an
The address of a resource as seen at one point in the network may be different from the address of the
same resource as seen at a different point. This happens because of network address translation (NAT),
multiplexing and demultiplexing of MPEG streams, channel mapping, frequency shifting, and other
operations. One of the functions of the SRM is to notify client and server users of the addresses of
resources, as seen at the point of the client or server. Therefore, the address or channel given to the
server may be different from the address or channel given to the client. This make passing addresses
between server and client problematic. To avoid this problem, when it is necessary to make reference to
a channel or address, the client or server will instead use the
, which is the same at
both ends of a session.
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identifies a resource group
within a session. .