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This draft is a work item of the Point-to-Point Protocol Extensions Working Group of the IETF.
Title : Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP)
Author(s) : L. Blunk, J. Vollbrecht, B. Aboba
Filename : draft-ietf-pppext-rfc2284bis-04.txt
Pages : 27
Date : 08-Apr-02
This document defines the Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP), an
authentication protocol which supports multiple authentication
mechanisms. EAP typically runs directly over the link layer without
requiring IP and therefore includes its own support for in-order
delivery and retransmission. Fragmentation is not supported within EAP
itself; however, individual EAP methods may support this. While EAP was
originally developed for use with PPP, it is also now in use with IEEE
This document obsoletes RFC 2284.
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