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GKM Building Block: Group Security Association (GSA) Definition

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Authors Hugh Harney , Mark Baugher , Thomas Hardjono
Last updated 2000-09-28
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This document provides a definition for Group Security Associations (GSA) for the support of group key management in IP multicast security. The reasoning behind the structure of the GSA is discussed, and a definition of the GSA is provided.


Hugh Harney
Mark Baugher
Thomas Hardjono

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