[trill] Eric Rescorla's No Objection on draft-ietf-trill-p2mp-bfd-08: (with COMMENT)

Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com> Thu, 18 January 2018 17:49 UTC

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Subject: [trill] Eric Rescorla's No Objection on draft-ietf-trill-p2mp-bfd-08: (with COMMENT)
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Eric Rescorla has entered the following ballot position for
draft-ietf-trill-p2mp-bfd-08: No Objection

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I'm hoping this can be resolved quickly, as it's probably just a missing
cite. If it turns out that there's actually missing content, this
may turn into a DISCUSS.

   Multipoint BFD provides its own authentication but does not provide
   encryption (see Security Considerations in [I-D.ietf-bfd-
   multipoint]). As specified in this document, the point-to-multipoint

I skimmed the reference here, but wasn't able to figure out what the
authentication was. In particular, the document says:

      If the A bit is set, the packet MUST be authenticated under the
      rules of section 6.7, based on the authentication type in use
      (bfd.AuthType.)  This may cause the packet to be discarded.

But there is no 6.7. So, this makes me worry that I don't understand
any of this.