IP Authentication Header, November 1998
- Canonical URL:
- File formats:
- PROPOSED STANDARD
- RFC 1826
- Obsoleted by:
- RFC 4302, RFC 4305
- S. Kent
- ipsec (sec)
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The IP Authentication Header (AH) is used to provide connectionless integrity and data origin authentication for IP datagrams (hereafter referred to as just "authentication"), and to provide protection against replays. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.