Internet Key Exchange Protocol Version 2 (IKEv2) (RFC5996)
Original Publication Date: 2010-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2010-Sep-15
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
C. Kaufman: AUTHOR [+4]
IP Security (IPsec) provides confidentiality, data integrity, access control, and data source authentication to IP datagrams. These services are provided by maintaining shared state between the source and the sink of an IP datagram. This state defines, among other things, the specific services provided to the datagram, which cryptographic algorithms will be used to provide the services, and the keys used as input to the cryptographic algorithms.
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) C. Kaufman Request for Comments: 5996 Microsoft Obsoletes: 4306, 4718 P. Hoffman Category: Standards Track VPN Consortium ISSN: 2070-1721 Y. Nir Check Point P. Eronen Independent September 2010
Internet Key Exchange Protocol Version 2 (IKEv2)
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.
Status of This Memo
This is an Internet Standards Track document.
This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). It represents the consensus of the IETF community. It has received public review and has been approved for publication by the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG). Further information on Internet Standards is available in Section 2 of RFC 5741.
Information about the current status of this document, any errata, and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc5996.
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RFC 5996 IKEv2bis September 2010
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