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Diffie-Hellman Group Exchange for the SSH Transport Layer Protocol

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors William A. Simpson , Niels Provos , Markus Friedl
Last updated 2000-05-26
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This memo describes a new key exchange method for the SSH protocol. It allows the SSH server to propose to the client new groups on which to perform the Diffie-Hellman key exchange. The proposed groups need not be fixed and can change with time.


William A. Simpson
Niels Provos
Markus Friedl

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