Kerberized Internet Negotiation of Keys (kink) Concluded WG

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WG Name Kerberized Internet Negotiation of Keys
Acronym kink
Area Security Area (sec)
State Concluded
Charter charter-ietf-kink-01 Approved
Dependencies Document dependency graph (SVG)
Personnel Chairs Derek Atkins 
Jonathan Trostle 
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Charter for Working Group

The KINK working group is chartered to create a standards track
protocol to facilitate centralized key management for IPsec security
associations as defined in RFC 2401, as an alternative to IKE (RFC
2409). Participating systems will use the Kerberos architecture as
defined in RFC 1510 (and its successors) for key management. The goal
of the working group is to produce a streamlined, fast, easily
managed, and cryptographically sound protocol that does not require
public key operations, and is compatible with existing and future
Kerberos infrastructures.

The working group will not require changes to either IPsec (RFC 2401),
or Kerberos (RFC 1510).

Done milestones

Date Milestone
Done Document interop results
Done Begin Interop bakeoffs
Done Submit draft to IESG
Done Submit kink-08
Done Reach consensus on necessary changes
Done Submit kink-07
Done Review issues with kink-06
Done Meet at San Diego IETF to review drafts
Done Reach Consensus on requirements document