[rfc-dist] RFC 4808 on Key Change Strategies for TCP-MD5

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        RFC 4808

        Title:      Key Change Strategies for TCP-MD5 
        Author:     S. Bellovin
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       March 2007
        Mailbox:    bellovin at acm.org
        Pages:      8
        Characters: 14939
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-bellovin-keyroll2385-04.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4808.txt

The TCP-MD5 option is most commonly used to secure BGP sessions
between routers.  However, changing the long-term key is difficult,
since the change needs to be synchronized between different
organizations.  We describe single-ended strategies that will permit
(mostly) unsynchronized key changes.  This memo provides information for 
the Internet community.


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