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Title : Using the SRP protocol as a key exchange method in
Author(s) : N. Moller
Filename : draft-nisse-secsh-srp-00.txt
Pages : 9
Date : 08-Aug-00
This memo describes an experimental method for authentication and
keyexchange in the Secure Shell protocol.
The main virtue of the SRP protocol [SRP] is that it provides
authentication based on a small secret (typically a password). It is
useful in situations where no authentic host key is known. For Secure
Shell, it can be used as a bootstrapping procedure to get the host
key of a server in a safe way. SRP also provides authentication of
the user, which means that it might make sense to skip the secsh
'ssh-userauth'-service [SSH-USERAUTH] when using SRP.
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