Intra-Domain Group Key Management Protocol
draft-ietf-ipsec-intragkm-03

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (ipsec WG)
Authors Bradley Cain  , Indermohan Monga  , Thomas Hardjono 
Last updated 2000-02-23
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at
https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-ietf-ipsec-intragkm-03.txt

Abstract

This document describes a protocol for intra-domain group key management for IP multicast security, based on the framework of [HCD99]. In order to support multicast groups, the domain is divided into a number of administratively-scoped 'areas'. A host-member of a multicast group is defined to reside within one (and only one) of these areas. The purpose of placing host-members in areas is to achieve flexible and efficient key management, particularly in the face of the problem of changes (joining, leaving, ejections) in the membership of a multicast group. A separate administratively-scoped area control-group is defined for each (data) multicast group, for the express purpose of key management and other control-message delivery.

Authors

Bradley Cain (bcain@mediaone.net)
Indermohan Monga (imonga@baynetworks.com)
Thomas Hardjono (thardjono@verisign.com)

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