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Title : Extended Authentication within IKE (XAUTH)
Author(s) : S. Beaulieu, R. Pereira
Filename : draft-beaulieu-ike-xauth-02.txt
Pages : 21
Date : 01-Oct-01
[IKE] allows a device to set up a secure session by using a
bidirectional authentication method using either pre-shared keys or
digital certificates. However [IKE] does not provide a method to
leverage legacy authentication methods which are widely deployed
This document describes a method for using existing unidirectional
authentication mechanisms such as RADIUS, SecurID, and OTP within
IPSec's ISAKMP protocol. The purpose of this draft is not to
replace or enhance the existing authentication mechanisms described
in [IKE], but rather to allow them to be extended using legacy
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