The Generalized TTL Security Mechanism (GTSM), October 2007
- File formats:
- PROPOSED STANDARD
- RFC 3682
- V. Gill
P. Savola, Ed.
- rtgwg (rtg)
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The use of a packet's Time to Live (TTL) (IPv4) or Hop Limit (IPv6) to verify whether the packet was originated by an adjacent node on a connected link has been used in many recent protocols. This document generalizes this technique. This document obsoletes Experimental RFC 3682. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.