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I-D ACTION:draft-hardaker-snmp-session-sm-00.txt

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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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