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Remote Procedure Call Encryption By Default

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
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Authors Trond Myklebust , Chuck Lever
Last updated 2019-02-11
Replaced by RFC 9289
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


This document describes a mechanism that enables encryption of in- transit Remote Procedure Call (RPC) transactions with minimal administrative overhead and full interoperation with RPC implementations that do not support this mechanism. This document updates RFC 5531.


Trond Myklebust
Chuck Lever

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