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Draft revised IP security option (RFC1038)

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Original Publication Date: 1988-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-12
Document File: 6 page(s) / 14K

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M. St. Johns: AUTHOR

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Network Working Group M. St. Johns

Request for Comments: 1038 IETF

January 1988

Draft Revised IP Security Option

Status of this Memo

This RFC is a pre-publication draft of the revised Internet Protocol

Security Option. This draft reflects the version as approved by

the Protocol Standards Steering Group. It is provided for

informational purposes only. The final version of this document will

be available from Navy Publications and should not differ from

this document in any major fashion.

This document will be published as a change to the MIL-STD 1777,

"Internet Protocol". Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

9.3.13.1 Internet Options Defined.

The following internet options are defined:

CLASS NUMBER LENGTH DESCRIPTION

_____ ______ ______ ___________

0 00000 - End of Option list: This option occupies

only 1 octet; it has no length octet.

0 00001 - No Operation: This option occupies only 1

octet; it has no length octet.

0 00010 var. Basic Security: Used to carry security

level and accrediting authority flags.

0 00011 var. Loose Source Routing: Used to route the

datagram based on information supplied by

the source.

0 00101 var. Extended Security: Used to carry additional

security information as required by

registered authorities.

0 01001 var. Strict Source Routing: Used to route the

datagram based on information supplied by

the source.

0 00111 var. Record Route: Used to trace the route a

datagram takes.

0 01000 4 Stream ID: Used to carry the stream

identifier.

2 00100 var. Internet Timestamp: Used to accumulate

timing information in transit.

9.3.15.3 DoD Basic Security.

Option type: 130 Option length: variable; minimum length: 4

The option identifies the U.S. security level to which the datagram

is to be protected, and the accrediting authorities whose protection

rules apply to each datagram.

The option is used by accredited trusted components of an internet

to:

a. Validate the datagram as appropriate for transmission from the