Secure BFD Sequence Numbers

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (bfd WG)
Authors Mahesh Jethanandani  , Sonal Agarwal  , Ashesh Mishra  , Ankur Saxena  , Alan DeKok 
Last updated 2021-09-09 (latest revision 2021-03-08)
Replaces draft-sonal-bfd-secure-sequence-numbers
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status Proposed Standard
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This document describes a security enhancement for the sequence number used in BFD control packets. This document updates RFC 5880.


Mahesh Jethanandani (
Sonal Agarwal (
Ashesh Mishra (
Ankur Saxena (
Alan DeKok (

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