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IP Authentication using Keyed SHA



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Network Working Group                                         P. Metzger
Request for Comments: 1852                                      Piermont
Category: Experimental                                        W. Simpson
                                                              Daydreamer
                                                          September 1995


                   IP Authentication using Keyed SHA



Status of this Memo

   This document defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet
   community.  This does not specify an Internet standard of any kind.
   Discussion and suggestions for improvement are requested.
   Distribution of this memo is unlimited.


Abstract

   This document describes the use of keyed SHA with the IP
   Authentication Header.


Table of Contents

     1.     Introduction ..........................................    2
        1.1       Keys ............................................    2
        1.2       Data Size .......................................    2
        1.3       Performance .....................................    2

     2.     Calculation ...........................................    3

     SECURITY CONSIDERATIONS ......................................    4
     ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS .............................................    4
     REFERENCES ...................................................    5
     AUTHOR'S ADDRESS .............................................    6













Metzger & Simpson             Experimental


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