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I-D ACTION:draft-arkko-pppext-eap-aka-01.txt



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	Title		: EAP AKA Authentication
	Author(s)	: J. Arkko, H. Haverinen
	Filename	: draft-arkko-pppext-eap-aka-01.txt
	Pages		: 26
	Date		: 21-Nov-01
	
This document specifies an Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP)
mechanism for authentication and session key distribution using the
UMTS AKA authentication mechanism. AKA is based on symmetric keys,
and runs in a UMTS Subscriber Identity Module, a smart card like
device. AKA provides also backward compatibility to GSM
authentication, making it possible to use EAP AKA for authenticating
both GSM and UMTS subscribers.

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