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Proposed Host Identity Protocol (HIP) Checksum Coverage

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors Philip Matthews , Spencer Dawkins , XingFeng Jiang
Last updated 2007-11-10
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Stream Stream state (No stream defined)
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IESG IESG state Expired
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


This specification suggests two changes to the Host Identity Protocol (HIP) checksum calculation. Specifically, only the HIP header and payload fields would be included in the checksum calculation, and the CRC32c algorithm would be used to compute the checksum. The HIP version number would be incremented if these suggestions are accepted, to reflect a different checksum algorithm.


Philip Matthews
Spencer Dawkins
XingFeng Jiang

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