Layer 3 Discovery and Liveness Signing

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (lsvr WG)
Authors Randy Bush  , Rob Austein 
Last updated 2020-05-26 (latest revision 2020-05-06)
Replaced by draft-ietf-lsvr-l3dl-signing
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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The Layer 3 Discovery and Liveness protocol OPEN PDU may contain a key and a certificate, which can be used to verify signatures on subsequent PDUs. This document describes two mechanisms based on digital signatures, one that is Trust On First Use (TOFU), and one that uses certificates to provide authentication as well as session integrity.


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