The AutoVPN Architecture

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Authors Yaron Sheffer  , Yoav Nir 
Last updated 2014-08-07 (latest revision 2014-02-03)
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This document describes the AutoVPN architecture. AutoVPN allows IPsec security associations to be set up with no prior configuration, using the "leap of faith" paradigm. The document defines a lightweight protocol for negotiating such opportunistic encryption either directly between hosts or between two security gateways on the path.


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