Shepherd writeup
rfc7296-04

Shepherd Writeup for draft-kivinen-ipsecme-ikev2-rfc5996bis-02

1. Summary

Paul Hoffman (IPsecME WG co-chair) is the document shepherd and Kathleen Moriarty is the
responsible AD.

This document replaces and updates RFC 5996 (IKEv2), and includes all of the errata for it,
and it is intended to update IKEv2 to be Internet Standard. It was meant to be part of an
effort to move IKEv2 to Full Standard, but that effort flagged; still, the draft has useful
clarifications.


2. Review and Consensus

The WG discussion of the document was scant, but with enough review to make it acceptable.
There were no objections to adoption.


3. Intellectual Property

The authors of RFC 5996 were already under the IPR rules.


4. Other Points

There is one necessary normative downref. RFC 3447 is for PKCS#1, which is required for implementation
of IKEv2. This was allowed for RFC 5996 (and others), and should be put on the allowed-downrefs list.

There are no new IANA registries because it is all clarifications.
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