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I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-ipsp-ipsec-apireq-00.txt

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	Title		: Requirements for an IPsec API
	Author(s)	: B. Sommerfeld
	Filename	: draft-ietf-ipsp-ipsec-apireq-00.txt
	Pages		: 8
	Date		: 2003-6-19
Given the open nature of the Internet today, application protocols
require strong security.  IPsec's wire protocols appear to meet the
requirements of many protocols.  The lack of a common model for
application-layer interfaces has complicated use of IPsec by upper-
layer protocols.  This document provides an overview of facilities
which a host IPsec implementation should provide to applications to
allow them to both observe and influence how IPsec protects their

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