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Firewall Traversal authorization system

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Authors Kai Martius , Michael Richardson
Last updated 1997-07-10
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This document describes a public key certificate mechanism to authorize traversal of multiple security gateways (firewalls). This work is independant of transport layer in concept, and could apply to IPsec, TLS, or SecSH. It is applied here to IPsec. The SPKI certificate format is used here.


Kai Martius
Michael Richardson

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