[rfc-dist] RFC 5082 on The Generalized TTL Security Mechanism (GTSM)

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        RFC 5082

        Title:      The Generalized TTL Security Mechanism 
        Author:     V. Gill, J. Heasley,
                    D. Meyer, P. Savola, Ed.,
                    C. Pignataro
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       October 2007
        Mailbox:    vijay at umbc.edu, 
                    heas at shrubbery.net, 
                    dmm at 1-4-5.net,  psavola at funet.fi, 
                    cpignata at cisco.com
        Pages:      16
        Characters: 36579
        Obsoletes:  RFC3682

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-rtgwg-rfc3682bis-10.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5082.txt

The use of a packet's Time to Live (TTL) (IPv4) or Hop Limit (IPv6)
to verify whether the packet was originated by an adjacent node on a
connected link has been used in many recent protocols.  This document
generalizes this technique.  This document obsoletes Experimental RFC

This document is a product of the Routing Area Working Group
Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

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