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I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-send-cga-03.txt

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	Title		: Cryptographically Generated Addresses (CGA)
	Author(s)	: T. Aura
	Filename	: draft-ietf-send-cga-03.txt
	Pages		: 25
	Date		: 2003-12-2
This document describes a method for binding a public signature key
to an IPv6 address in the Secure Neighbor Discovery (SEND) protocol.
Cryptographically Generated Addresses (CGA) are IPv6 addresses where
the interface identifier is generated by computing a cryptographic
one-way hash function from a public key and auxiliary parameters. The
binding between the public key and the address can be verified by
re-computing the hash value and by comparing the hash with the
interface identifier. Messages sent from an IPv6 address can be
protected by attaching the public key and auxiliary parameters and by
signing the message with the corresponding private key. The
protection works without a certification authority or other security

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