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BGPsec Algorithms, Key Formats, and Signature Formats (RFC8608)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000258860D
Original Publication Date: 2019-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2019-Jun-20

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

S. Turner O. Borchert

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This document specifies the algorithms, algorithm parameters, asymmetric key formats, asymmetric key sizes, and signature formats used in BGPsec (Border Gateway Protocol Security). This document updates RFC 7935 ("The Profile for Algorithms and Key Sizes for Use in the Resource Public Key Infrastructure") and obsoletes RFC 8208 ("BGPsec Algorithms, Key Formats, and Signature Formats") by adding Documentation and Experimentation Algorithm IDs, correcting the range of unassigned algorithms IDs to fill the complete range, and restructuring the document for better reading. This document also includes example BGPsec UPDATE messages as well as the private keys used to generate the messages and the certificates necessary to validate those signatures.