[rfc-dist] RFC 5926 on Cryptographic Algorithms for the TCP Authentication Option (TCP-AO)

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        RFC 5926

        Title:      Cryptographic Algorithms for the TCP 
                    Authentication Option (TCP-AO) 
        Author:     G. Lebovitz, E. Rescorla
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       June 2010
        Mailbox:    gregory.ietf at gmail.com, 
                    ekr at rtfm.com
        Pages:      15
        Characters: 31010
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-tcpm-tcp-ao-crypto-03.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5926.txt

The TCP Authentication Option (TCP-AO) relies on security algorithms
to provide authentication between two end-points.  There are many
such algorithms available, and two TCP-AO systems cannot interoperate
unless they are using the same algorithms.  This document specifies
the algorithms and attributes that can be used in TCP-AO's current
manual keying mechanism and provides the interface for future message
authentication codes (MACs).  [STANDARD TRACK]

This document is a product of the TCP Maintenance and Minor 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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