[rfc-dist] RFC 4419 on Diffie-Hellman Group Exchange for the Secure Shell (SSH) Transport Layer Protocol

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        RFC 4419

        Title:      Diffie-Hellman Group Exchange for the 
                    Secure Shell (SSH) Transport Layer Protocol 
        Author:     M. Friedl,  N. Provos, 
                    W. Simpson
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       March 2006
        Mailbox:    markus at openbsd.org, 
                    provos at citi.umich.edu, 
                    wsimpson at greendragon.com
        Pages:      10
        Characters: 18356
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-secsh-dh-group-exchange-05.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4419.txt

This memo describes a new key exchange method for the Secure Shell
(SSH) protocol.  It allows the SSH server to propose new groups on
which to perform the Diffie-Hellman key exchange to the client.  The
proposed groups need not be fixed and can change with time.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This document is a product of the Secure Shell
Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and 
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