IP Authentication Header, November 1998
- Canonical URL:
- File formats:
- PROPOSED STANDARD
- RFC 1826
- Obsoleted by:
- RFC 4302, RFC 4305
- S. Kent
- ipsec (sec)
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.