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This draft is a work item of the IP Security Policy Working Group of the IETF.
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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