RFC 7298

Babel Hashed Message Authentication Code (HMAC) Cryptographic Authentication, July 2014

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7298.txt
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Status:
EXPERIMENTAL
Updates:
RFC 6126
Author:
D. Ovsienko
Stream:
INDEPENDENT

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC7298

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Abstract

This document describes a cryptographic authentication mechanism for the Babel routing protocol. This document updates RFC 6126. The mechanism allocates two new TLV types for the authentication data, uses Hashed Message Authentication Code (HMAC), and is both optional and backward compatible.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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