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Simple Group Keying Protocol (SGKP)

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors Donald E. Eastlake 3rd , Dacheng Zhang
Last updated 2023-05-24 (Latest revision 2022-11-20)
Replaces draft-eastlake-trill-group-keying
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status Proposed Standard
Stream WG state In WG Last Call
Document shepherd Susan Hares
IESG IESG state Expired
Consensus boilerplate Yes
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Responsible AD (None)
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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 E. Eastlake 3rd
Dacheng Zhang

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