RFC 2406

IP Encapsulating Security Payload (ESP), November 1998

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2406.txt
File formats:
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Obsoletes:
RFC 1827
Obsoleted by:
RFC 4303, RFC 4305
Authors:
S. Kent
R. Atkinson
Stream:
IETF
Source:
ipsec (sec)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC2406

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Abstract

The Encapsulating Security Payload (ESP) header is designed to provide a mix of security services in IPv4 and IPv6. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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