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6tisch secure join using 6top

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Author Michael Richardson
Last updated 2016-05-23 (Latest revision 2015-11-20)
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This document details a security architecture that permits a new 6tisch compliant node to join an 802.15.4e network. The process bootstraps the new node authenticating the node to the network, and the network to the node, and configuring the new node with the required 6tisch schedule. Any resemblance to WirelessHART/IEC62591 is entirely intentional.


Michael Richardson

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