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	Title		: A method for doing opportunistic encryption with IKE
	Author(s)	: M. Richardson, D. Redelmeier, H. Spencer
	Filename	: draft-richardson-ipsec-opportunistic-01.txt
	Pages		: 32
	Date		: 24-Aug-01
	
This document discusses a method used by the Linux FreeS/WAN project
to opportunistically encrypt traffic between peers without specific
pre-arrangement.  It describes the infrastructure necessary to
support this configuration.  Opportunistic Encryption (OE) provides
major simplifications of typical configurations, as it scales
linearly rather than quadratically in the number of systems involved.
There are naturally some risks, which are described.

|  This document is offered up as an Informational RFC.

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