[OSPF] WG Last Call (EXTENDED) for Supporting Authentication Trailer for OSPFv3 - draft-ietf-ospf-auth-trailer-ospfv3-04.txt

Abhay Roy <akr@cisco.com> Wed, 27 April 2011 15:54 UTC

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Subject: [OSPF] WG Last Call (EXTENDED) for Supporting Authentication Trailer for OSPFv3 - draft-ietf-ospf-auth-trailer-ospfv3-04.txt
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There has been much discussion on the list, and one significant change 
was made to -03 version. Cryptographic Sequence Number has changed from 
32 bit to 64 bits.

We would like to extend the Last Call till 5pm PST, May 9th 2011.

Please review the changes from 03 -> 04 version. Diff can be found here:



On 4/11/11 9:19 AM, Abhay Roy wrote:
> We are starting the Working Group Last Call of this revision of the 
> subject draft.
> This drafts is intended to be a Proposed Standard. The OSPF WG last call
> will begin today and will end at 5pm PST,  April 25th, 2011.
> Abhay/Acee
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: 	I-D Action:draft-ietf-ospf-auth-trailer-ospfv3-03.txt
> Date: 	Sat, 19 Feb 2011 12:00:02 -0800
> From: 	Internet-Drafts@ietf.org
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> To: 	i-d-announce@ietf.org
> CC: 	ospf@ietf.org
> A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts directories.
> This draft is a work item of the Open Shortest Path First IGP Working Group of the IETF.
> 	Title           : Supporting Authentication Trailer for OSPFv3
> 	Author(s)       : M. Bhatia, et al.
> 	Filename        : draft-ietf-ospf-auth-trailer-ospfv3-03.txt
> 	Pages           : 20
> 	Date            : 2011-02-19
> Currently OSPFv3 uses IPsec for authenticating protocol packets.
> However, there are some environments, e.g., Mobile Ad-hoc Networks
> (MANETs), where IPsec is difficult to configure and maintain, and
> this mechanism cannot be used.  This draft proposes an alternative
> mechanism that can be used so that OSPFv3 does not depend upon IPsec
> for authentication.
> A URL for this Internet-Draft is:
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