The NULL Authentication Method in IKEv2 Protocol

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Author Valery Smyslov 
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This document introduces the NULL Authentication Method for the IKEv2 Protocol. This method provides a way to omit peer authentication in the IKEv2. It may be used to preserve anonymity of or in the situations, where no trust relationship exists between the parties.


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