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Title : A Security Based Session Model (SBSM) for the Simple
Network Management Protocol (SNMP).
Author(s) : W. Hardaker
Filename : draft-hardaker-snmp-session-sm-00.txt
Pages : 39
Date : 2003-10-6
This document describes a Session Based Security Model (SBSM) for use
within the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP). The security
model is designed to establish a 'session' between two interacting
hosts, over which SNMP operations can be sent. It provides a number
of security properties not previously available in defined SNMP
security models, such as public key based authentication, limited
life-time keying, and the ability to make use of previously
implemented and deployed security infrastructures for purposes of
identification and authentication.
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