- Canonical URL:
- File formats:
- INTERNET STANDARD
- RFC 5996
- Updated by:
- RFC 7427, RFC 7670, RFC 8247
- C. Kaufman
- ipsecme (sec)
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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 obsoletes RFC 5996, and includes all of the errata for it. It advances IKEv2 to be an Internet Standard.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.