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RFC 2402

"IP Authentication Header", November 1998

Canonical URL:
http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2402.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Obsoletes:
RFC 1826
Obsoleted by:
RFC 4302, RFC 4305
Authors:
S. Kent
R. Atkinson
Stream:
IETF
Source:
ipsec (sec)

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Abstract

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.


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