GSAKMP: Group Secure Association Key Management Protocol
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From: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: IETF-Announce <email@example.com> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <firstname.lastname@example.org>, RFC Editor <email@example.com>, msec mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org>, msec chair <email@example.com> Subject: Protocol Action: 'GSAKMP: Group Secure Association Group Management Protocol' to Proposed Standard The IESG has approved the following document: - 'GSAKMP: Group Secure Association Group Management Protocol ' <draft-ietf-msec-gsakmp-sec-11.txt> as a Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Multicast Security Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Russ Housley and Tim Polk. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-msec-gsakmp-sec-11.txt
Technical Summary This document specifies the Group Secure Association Key Management Protocol (GSAKMP). The GSAKMP provides a security framework for creating and managing cryptographic groups. It provides mechanisms to disseminate group policy and authenticate users, rules for access control decisions during group establishment and recovery, capabilities to recover from the compromise of group members, delegation of group security functions, and capabilities to destroy the group. It also generates group keys. Working Group Summary The MSEC WG achieved consensus on this document. Protocol Quality This document was reviewed by Russ Housley for the IESG.