Shepherd writeup

RFC Type: Proposed Standard

Technical Summary
  This document is a standards track submission that recommends implementation and configuration best practices for Internet Key Exchange Protocol version 2 (IKEv2) Responders, to allow them to resist Denial of Service and Distributed Denial of Service attacks.  Additionally, the document introduces a new mechanism called "Client Puzzles" that help accomplish this task.
Working Group Summary
  The document was reviewed by several regular WG participants. Changes suggested by the chairs and participants resulted in a good deal of discussion and revisions. The submitted draft represents solid WG consensus.

Document Quality
  No implementations are currently known, but multiple WG members have  expressed an interest in implementing the guidance in this document.

  Authors are Valery Smyslov and Yoav Nir. Kathleen Moriarty is the responsible Area Director. Dave Waltermire is the document shepherd.
Intellectual Property
  All authors have confirmed that they are not aware of any undisclosed IPR associated with this document. There have been no IPR disclosures.
Other Issues

The document shepherd has completely reviewed this draft to include review of idnits, the references, and IANA considerations sections. No issues have been found.