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Babel HMAC Cryptographic Authentication

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (babel WG)
Expired & archived
Author Denis Ovsienko
Last updated 2018-09-06 (Latest revision 2018-03-05)
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Stream WG state Candidate for WG Adoption
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This document describes a cryptographic authentication mechanism for the Babel routing protocol. The mechanism uses two TLV types and one sub-STV type for the authentication data, uses HMAC and is both optional and backward compatible. This document obsoletes RFC 7298.


Denis Ovsienko

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