Guidelines for Specifying the Use of IPsec Version 2
RFC 5406

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Document history

Date Rev. By Action
2012-08-22
10 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for David Ward
2012-08-22
10 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Jari Arkko
2012-08-22
10 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the Yes position for Tim Polk
2012-08-22
10 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Lars Eggert
2012-08-22
10 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Mark Townsley
2012-08-22
10 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Ross Callon
2009-02-25
10 Cindy Morgan State Changes to RFC Published from RFC Ed Queue by Cindy Morgan
2009-02-25
10 Cindy Morgan [Note]: 'RFC 5406; BCP 146 ' added by Cindy Morgan
2009-02-25
10 (System) RFC published
2008-08-15
10 Cindy Morgan State Changes to RFC Ed Queue from Approved-announcement sent by Cindy Morgan
2008-08-15
10 (System) IANA Action state changed to No IC from In Progress
2008-08-15
10 (System) IANA Action state changed to In Progress
2008-08-15
10 Cindy Morgan IESG state changed to Approved-announcement sent
2008-08-15
10 Cindy Morgan IESG has approved the document
2008-08-15
10 Cindy Morgan Closed "Approve" ballot
2008-08-15
10 Cindy Morgan State Changes to Approved-announcement to be sent from IESG Evaluation::AD Followup by Cindy Morgan
2008-08-15
10 David Ward [Ballot Position Update] Position for David Ward has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by David Ward
2008-08-14
10 Tim Polk [Ballot Position Update] Position for Tim Polk has been changed to Yes from Undefined by Tim Polk
2008-08-14
10 Tim Polk [Ballot Position Update] Position for Tim Polk has been changed to Undefined from Discuss by Tim Polk
2008-08-03
10 (System) New version available: draft-bellovin-useipsec-10.txt
2008-07-31
10 Ross Callon [Ballot Position Update] Position for Ross Callon has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Ross Callon
2008-07-11
10 Ross Callon
[Ballot discuss]
The introductions says:

  This document offers some guidance on when IPsec should and should not
  be specified.

However, I didn't see ...
2008-07-11
10 Ross Callon
[Ballot discuss]
The introductions says:

  This document offers some guidance on when IPsec should and should not
  be specified.

However, I didn't see ...
2008-07-10
09 (System) New version available: draft-bellovin-useipsec-09.txt
2008-07-10
08 (System) New version available: draft-bellovin-useipsec-08.txt
2008-03-10
10 Tim Polk
[Ballot discuss]
[As part of the AD transition, I am assuming Sam Hartman's discuss.]

Also, please note that section 8 of this specification only coversn ...
2008-03-10
10 Tim Polk [Ballot Position Update] Position for Tim Polk has been changed to Discuss from No Objection by Tim Polk
2008-03-10
10 Tim Polk [Ballot Position Update] Position for Tim Polk has been changed to No Objection from Yes by Tim Polk
2007-12-07
10 Mark Townsley [Ballot Position Update] Position for Mark Townsley has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Mark Townsley
2007-12-02
10 Sam Hartman
[Ballot discuss]
Also, please note that section 8 of this specification only coversn
IKEV1.  There are additional requirements for what needs to be
specified for ...
2007-10-26
10 Sam Hartman
[Ballot discuss]
Also, please note that section 8 of this specification only coversn
IKEV1.  There are additional requirements for what needs to be
specified for ...
2007-10-12
10 Tim Polk [Ballot Position Update] New position, Yes, has been recorded by Tim Polk
2007-10-11
10 David Ward
[Ballot discuss]
If this document is changed to state that it is the thought process that a protocol designer needs to go through if they ...
2007-10-11
10 David Ward [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by David Ward
2007-10-09
10 Jari Arkko
[Ballot comment]
Only partially tongue-in-cheek, perhaps the
document should be clearer in making a recommendation on
the use of IPsec for applications. For instance, "The ...
2007-10-09
10 Jari Arkko [Ballot Position Update] Position for Jari Arkko has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Jari Arkko
2007-10-08
10 Lars Eggert [Ballot Position Update] Position for Lars Eggert has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Lars Eggert
2007-10-08
10 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Follow up from New Id Needed
2007-10-08
07 (System) New version available: draft-bellovin-useipsec-07.txt
2007-08-30
10 Chris Newman [Ballot comment]
Carrying forward Ted's no objection vote.
2007-08-30
10 Chris Newman [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Chris Newman
2007-08-03
10 Tim Polk Status date has been changed to 2007-08-10 from 2007-05-15
2007-05-02
10 Tim Polk Status date has been changed to 2007-05-15 from
2007-04-13
10 Tim Polk Responsible AD has been changed to Tim Polk from Russ Housley
2007-03-08
10 Amy Vezza State Changes to IESG Evaluation::Revised ID Needed from IESG Evaluation by Amy Vezza
2007-03-08
10 Mark Townsley
[Ballot comment]
Comment copied from Ted Hardie as he is leaving soon, this is related to my Discuss.

[2007-03-07] I have a small concern that ...
2007-03-08
10 Jari Arkko
[Ballot comment]
> A new, simpler version of IKE has been
> approved, but there are few if any deployments [RFC4306].

Is this still true ...
2007-03-08
10 Jari Arkko
[Ballot discuss]
This is a great and much needed document. However, with my (mostly
negative) experience of a dozen or so attempts to use IPsec ...
2007-03-08
10 Jari Arkko [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Jari Arkko
2007-03-08
10 Mark Townsley
[Ballot discuss]
I share Ted's concern in his Comment, but consider the mandate of "Don't roll your own" too strong for a BCP and worthy ...
2007-03-08
10 Mark Townsley [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Mark Townsley
2007-03-08
10 Amy Vezza State Changes to IESG Evaluation from IESG Evaluation - Defer by Amy Vezza
2007-03-08
10 Ross Callon
[Ballot discuss]
The introductions says:

  This document offers some guidance on when IPsec should and should not
  be specified.

However, I didn't see ...
2007-03-08
10 Ross Callon
[Ballot discuss]
The introductions says:

  This document offers some guidance on when IPsec should and should not
  be specified.

However, I didn't see ...
2007-03-08
10 Ross Callon [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Ross Callon
2007-03-08
10 Jon Peterson [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Jon Peterson
2007-03-08
10 Bill Fenner
[Ballot comment]
I realize this has been in the works for some time now, but it seems a little odd that it only talks about ...
2007-03-08
10 Bill Fenner [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Bill Fenner
2007-03-08
10 Dan Romascanu [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Dan Romascanu
2007-03-08
10 Dan Romascanu
[Ballot comment]
The Introduction Section says:

'This document describes how to specify the use of IPsec Version 2
  [RFC2401], including ESPv2 [RFC2406], AHv2 [RFC2402], ...
2007-03-07
10 David Kessens [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by David Kessens
2007-03-07
10 Ted Hardie
[Ballot comment]
I have a small concern that the tone of the document may turn off the intended audience, by appearing to talk down to ...
2007-03-07
10 Ted Hardie [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Ted Hardie
2007-03-07
10 Magnus Westerlund [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Magnus Westerlund
2007-03-06
10 Cullen Jennings
[Ballot comment]
I liked this document and think it will be very useful but one line made me wonder if it really was true.

The ...
2007-03-06
10 Cullen Jennings [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Cullen Jennings
2007-03-05
10 Sam Hartman
[Ballot comment]
Kink has been defined and implementations are available; please update the text.

One requirement of IPsec is that a server must define policy ...
2007-03-05
10 Sam Hartman
[Ballot discuss]
I don't understand what  the following text means:
>  d.  What security policy database entry types should be used by the
>    ...
2007-03-05
10 Sam Hartman [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Sam Hartman
2007-03-05
10 Brian Carpenter [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Brian Carpenter
2007-03-02
10 Lars Eggert
[Ballot discuss]
Section 12.1., paragraph 8:
>    [RFC3715]  Aboba, B. and W. Dixon, "IPsec-Network Address Translation
>              (NAT) ...
2007-03-02
10 Lars Eggert [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Lars Eggert
2007-02-23
10 (System) Removed from agenda for telechat - 2007-02-22
2007-02-22
10 Samuel Weiler Request for Telechat review by SECDIR Completed. Reviewer: Nicolas Williams.
2007-02-14
10 Sam Hartman State Changes to IESG Evaluation - Defer from IESG Evaluation by Sam Hartman
2007-02-13
10 Samuel Weiler Request for Telechat review by SECDIR is assigned to Nicolas Williams
2007-02-13
10 Samuel Weiler Request for Telechat review by SECDIR is assigned to Nicolas Williams
2007-02-09
10 Russ Housley State Changes to IESG Evaluation from Waiting for AD Go-Ahead::AD Followup by Russ Housley
2007-02-09
10 Russ Housley Placed on agenda for telechat - 2007-02-22 by Russ Housley
2007-02-08
10 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Follow up from New Id Needed
2007-02-08
06 (System) New version available: draft-bellovin-useipsec-06.txt
2007-01-17
10 Russ Housley Status date has been changed to 2007-02-02 from
2006-10-19
10 Russ Housley State Changes to Waiting for AD Go-Ahead::Revised ID Needed from Waiting for AD Go-Ahead::AD Followup by Russ Housley
2006-08-31
10 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Follow up from New Id Needed
2006-08-31
05 (System) New version available: draft-bellovin-useipsec-05.txt
2006-07-20
10 Russ Housley State Changes to Waiting for AD Go-Ahead::Revised ID Needed from IESG Evaluation::Revised ID Needed by Russ Housley
2006-07-20
10 Russ Housley State Changes to IESG Evaluation::Revised ID Needed from IESG Evaluation by Russ Housley
2006-07-09
10 Russ Housley State Changes to IESG Evaluation from Waiting for AD Go-Ahead::Revised ID Needed by Russ Housley
2006-07-09
10 Russ Housley Status date has been changed to 2006-09-01 from
2006-02-07
10 Russ Housley Steve has no time to work on this document until early March.  He will tackle the IETF Last Call comments atthat time.
2005-11-13
10 Russ Housley State Changes to Waiting for AD Go-Ahead::Revised ID Needed from Waiting for AD Go-Ahead by Russ Housley
2005-10-18
10 (System) State has been changed to Waiting for AD Go-Ahead from In Last Call by system
2005-09-21
10 Michelle Cotton IANA Last Call Comments:
No IANA Considerations section.
We understand this document to have NO IANA Actions.
2005-09-20
10 Amy Vezza Last call sent
2005-09-20
10 Amy Vezza State Changes to In Last Call from Last Call Requested by Amy Vezza
2005-09-20
10 Russ Housley State Change Notice email list have been change to smb@cs.columbia.edu from
2005-09-20
10 Russ Housley Last Call was requested by Russ Housley
2005-09-20
10 Russ Housley State Changes to Last Call Requested from AD Evaluation::AD Followup by Russ Housley
2005-09-20
10 Russ Housley [Ballot Position Update] New position, Yes, has been recorded for Russ Housley
2005-09-20
10 Russ Housley Ballot has been issued by Russ Housley
2005-09-20
10 Russ Housley Created "Approve" ballot
2005-09-20
10 (System) Ballot writeup text was added
2005-09-20
10 (System) Last call text was added
2005-09-20
10 (System) Ballot approval text was added
2005-09-19
10 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Follow up from New Id Needed
2005-09-19
04 (System) New version available: draft-bellovin-useipsec-04.txt
2004-03-25
03 (System) New version available: draft-bellovin-useipsec-03.txt
2004-02-04
10 Russ Housley State Changes to AD Evaluation::Revised ID Needed from AD Evaluation by Russ Housley
2003-12-17
10 Russ Housley State Changes to AD Evaluation from Publication Requested by Russ Housley
2003-12-01
10 Russ Housley Draft Added by Russ Housley
2003-10-23
02 (System) New version available: draft-bellovin-useipsec-02.txt
2003-10-21
01 (System) New version available: draft-bellovin-useipsec-01.txt
2002-10-29
00 (System) New version available: draft-bellovin-useipsec-00.txt