[rfc-dist] BCP 146, RFC 5406 on Guidelines for Specifying the Use of IPsec Version 2
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Title: Guidelines for Specifying the Use
of IPsec Version 2
Author: S. Bellovin
Status: Best Current Practice
Date: February 2009
Mailbox: bellovin at acm.org
See Also: BCP0146
I-D Tag: draft-bellovin-useipsec-10.txt
The Security Considerations sections of many Internet Drafts say, in
effect, "just use IPsec". While this is sometimes correct, more
often it will leave users without real, interoperable security
mechanisms. This memo offers some guidance on when IPsec Version 2
should and should not be specified. This document specifies an Internet
Best Current Practices for the Internet Community, and requests
discussion and suggestions for improvements.
BCP: This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the
Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for
improvements. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.
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