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RFC 5996

"Internet Key Exchange Protocol Version 2 (IKEv2)", September 2010

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http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5996.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Obsoletes:
RFC 4306, RFC 4718
Obsoleted by:
RFC 7296
Updated by:
RFC 5998, RFC 6989
Authors:
C. Kaufman
P. Hoffman
Y. Nir
P. Eronen
Stream:
IETF
Source:
ipsecme (sec)

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Abstract

This document describes version 2 of the Internet Key Exchange (IKE) protocol. IKE is a component of IPsec used for performing mutual authentication and establishing and maintaining Security Associations (SAs). This document replaces and updates RFC 4306, and includes all of the clarifications from RFC 4718. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


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