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This draft is a work item of the Extensible Authentication Protocol Working Group of the IETF.
Title : Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP)
Author(s) : L. Blunk et al.
Filename : draft-ietf-eap-rfc2284bis-02.txt
Pages : 52
Date : 2003-4-25
This document defines the Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP),
an authentication framework which supports multiple authentication
mechanisms. EAP typically runs directly over the link layer without
requiring IP, but is reliant on lower layer ordering guarantees as in
PPP and IEEE 802. EAP does provide its own support for duplicate
elimination 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 802.
This document obsoletes RFC 2284. A summary of the changes between
this document and RFC 2284 is available in the 'Change Log' Appendix.
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