BGP-4 MD5 Authentication

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Author Tony Przygienda 
Last updated 1997-11-21
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This memo describes MD5 authentication scheme for BGP-4 routing protocol analogous to the one proposed for SNMP Version 2 and RIP-2. The mechanism provides greatly enhanced probability for a system attacked to detect and ignore messages received. A sequence number improves additionally the resistance against replay attacks.


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