[rfc-dist] RFC 5996 on Internet Key Exchange Protocol Version 2 (IKEv2)

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        RFC 5996

        Title:      Internet Key Exchange Protocol Version 
                    2 (IKEv2) 
        Author:     C. Kaufman, P. Hoffman,
                    Y. Nir, P. Eronen
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       September 2010
        Mailbox:    charliek at microsoft.com, 
                    paul.hoffman at vpnc.org, 
                    ynir at checkpoint.com,  pe at iki.fi
        Pages:      138
        Characters: 346466
        Obsoletes:  RFC4306, RFC4718

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-ipsecme-ikev2bis-11.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5996.txt

This document describes version 2 of the Internet Key Exchange (IKE)
protocol.  IKE is a component of IPsec used for performing mutual
authentication and establishing and maintaining Security Associations
(SAs).  This document replaces and updates RFC 4306, and includes all
of the clarifications from RFC 4718.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This document is a product of the IP Security Maintenance and Extensions 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
Official Protocol Standards (STD 1) for the standardization state and
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