Signature Authentication in the Internet Key Exchange Version 2 (IKEv2), January 2015
- File formats:
- PROPOSED STANDARD
- RFC 7296
- T. Kivinen
- ipsecme (sec)
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The Internet Key Exchange Version 2 (IKEv2) protocol has limited support for the Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm (ECDSA). The current version only includes support for three Elliptic Curve groups, and there is a fixed hash algorithm tied to each group. This document generalizes IKEv2 signature support to allow any signature method supported by PKIX and also adds signature hash algorithm negotiation. This is a generic mechanism and is not limited to ECDSA; it can also be used with other signature algorithms.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.