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Group Security Association (GSA) Definition for IP Multicast

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors Indermohan S. Monga , Thomas Hardjono
Last updated 1999-03-02 (Latest revision 1999-02-26)
RFC stream Internet Research Task Force (IRTF)
Intended RFC status (None)
Stream IRTF state (None)
Consensus boilerplate Unknown
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IESG IESG state Expired
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This document provides a definition of the Group Security Association (GSA) for IP multicast, derived from the Security Association (SA) definition for unicast. The document describes the motivations of a GSA and other issues related to the GSA usage in the context of the existing IPsec implementations.


Indermohan S. Monga
Thomas Hardjono

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