[rfc-dist] RFC 5386 on Better-Than-Nothing Security: An Unauthenticated Mode of IPsec
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Title: Better-Than-Nothing Security: An Unauthenticated Mode
Author: N. Williams, M. Richardson
Status: Standards Track
Date: November 2008
Mailbox: Nicolas.Williams at sun.com,
mcr at sandelman.ottawa.on.ca
I-D Tag: draft-ietf-btns-core-07.txt
This document specifies how to use the Internet Key Exchange (IKE)
protocols, such as IKEv1 and IKEv2, to setup "unauthenticated"
security associations (SAs) for use with the IPsec Encapsulating
Security Payload (ESP) and the IPsec Authentication Header (AH). No
changes to IKEv2 bits-on-the-wire are required, but Peer
Authorization Database (PAD) and Security Policy Database (SPD)
extensions are specified. Unauthenticated IPsec is herein referred
to by its popular acronym, "BTNS" (Better-Than-Nothing Security).
This document is a product of the Better-Than-Nothing Security 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 suggestions
for improvements. Please refer to the current edition of the Internet
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