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The Pre-Shared Key for the Internet Protocol

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (ipsec WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Derrell Piper , Dan Harkins
Last updated 1998-04-06
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Additional resources Mailing list discussion
Stream WG state WG Document
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IESG IESG state Expired
Consensus boilerplate Unknown
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


Recent efforts from the IPsec Working Group of the IETF in securing the Internet ([AH], [ARCH], [ESP], [ESPBLOW], [ESPCAST], [ESPCBC], [ESPNULL], [ESP3D], [DES], [DESMAC], [HMACMD5], [HMACSHA], [IKE], [DOI], [IPCOMP], [ISAKMP], and [OAKLEY]) imply the continued use of pre-shared keys. This document defines the Pre-Shared Key for the Internet.


Derrell Piper
Dan Harkins

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