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HMAC-SHA-2 Authentication Protocols in the User-based Security Model (USM) for SNMPv3 (RFC7630)

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Original Publication Date: 2015-Oct-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Feb-04
Document File: 28 page(s) / 29K

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J. Merkle: AUTHOR [+3]

Abstract

This memo defines a portion of the Management Information Base (MIB) for use with network management protocols. In particular, it defines additional authentication protocols for the User-based Security Model (USM) for the Simple Network Management Protocol version 3 (SNMPv3) specified in RFC 3414 [RFC3414].

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                    J. Merkle, Ed. Request for Comments: 7630                     Secunet Security Networks Category: Standards Track                                     M. Lochter ISSN: 2070-1721                                                      BSI                                                             October 2015

                   HMAC-SHA-2 Authentication Protocols            in the User-based Security Model (USM) for SNMPv3

Abstract

   This memo specifies new HMAC-SHA-2 authentication protocols for the    User-based Security Model (USM) for SNMPv3 defined in RFC 3414.

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/rfc7630.

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   Copyright (c) 2015 IETF Trust and the persons identified as the    document authors.  All rights reserved.

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 Merkle & Lochter             Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 7630                   HMAC-SHA-2_Auth_USM              October 2015

 Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2

   2.  The Internet-Standard Management Framework  . . . . . . . . .   3

   3.  Conventions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3

   4.  The HMAC-SHA-2 Authentication Protocols . . . . . . . . . . .   3

     4.1.  Deviations from the HMAC-SHA-96 Authentication Protocol .   4

     4.2.  Processing  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5

       4.2.1.  Processing an Outgoing Message  . . . . . . . . . . .   5

       4.2.2.  Pr...