Minimal Internet Key Exchange Version 2 (IKEv2) Initiator Implementation
RFC 7815

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The IESG has approved the following document:
- 'Minimal IKEv2 Initiator Implementation'
  (draft-ietf-lwig-ikev2-minimal-05.txt) as Informational RFC

This document is the product of the Light-Weight Implementation Guidance
Working Group.

The IESG contact persons are Brian Haberman and Terry Manderson.

A URL of this Internet Draft is:

Technical Summary:

The document describes a minimal profile of the Internet Key Exchange version 2 (IKEv2) protocol.  IKEv2 includes several optional features, which are not needed in minimal implementations.  The document describes what is required from a minimal implementation and also describes various optimizations which can be done.

Working Group Summary:

There was nothing noteworthy in the WG process.

Document Quality:

The author and another party have independently produced prototype code according to the document (see There are no reviewers worth a special mention.


The Document Shepherd is Robert Cragie. The Responsible Area Director is Brian Haberman.