Simple Group Keying Protocol (SGKP)

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Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors Donald Eastlake  , Dacheng Zhang 
Last updated 2019-12-29 (latest revision 2019-06-27)
Replaces draft-eastlake-trill-group-keying
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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This document specifies a simple general group keying protocol that provides for the distribution of shared secret keys to group members and the management of such keys. It assumes that secure pairwise keys can be created between any two group members.


Donald Eastlake (
Dacheng Zhang (

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