RFC 2627

Key Management for Multicast: Issues and Architectures, June 1999

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D. Wallner
E. Harder
R. Agee

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DOI:  https://doi.org/10.17487/RFC2627

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This report contains a discussion of the difficult problem of key management for multicast communication sessions. It focuses on two main areas of concern with respect to key management, which are, initializing the multicast group with a common net key and rekeying the multicast group. This memo provides information for the Internet community.

For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.

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