Re: The TCP and UDP checksum algorithm may soon need updating

Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com> Mon, 08 June 2020 17:16 UTC

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From: Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com>
To: Joe Touch <touch@strayalpha.com>
Cc: Michael Thomas <mike@mtcc.com>, "ietf@ietf.org" <ietf@ietf.org>
Subject: Re: The TCP and UDP checksum algorithm may soon need updating
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On Mon, Jun 08, 2020 at 10:11:09AM -0700, Joe Touch wrote:
> > On Jun 8, 2020, at 10:00 AM, Michael Thomas <mike@mtcc.com> wrote:
> > i assume that you can hack ipsec to emulate clients not having certs.
> 
> It is called BTNS.  See RFC 5387. 

Yes, but you also need RFC5660 implementations to make it more
meaningful.  Still, if all you want is error detection, BTNS will do.