FW: RFC 3830 on MIKEY: Multimedia Internet KEYing

simao.campos at ITU.INT simao.campos at ITU.INT
Sun Aug 29 17:36:45 EDT 2004

Dear colleagues,

FYI as it may be of interest (in particular Q.G/16)


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Subject: RFC 3830 on MIKEY: Multimedia Internet KEYing

A new Request for Comments is now available in online RFC libraries.

        RFC 3830

        Title:      MIKEY: Multimedia Internet KEYing
        Author(s):  J. Arkko, E. Carrara, F. Lindholm, M. Naslund,
                    K. Norrman
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       August 2004
        Mailbox:    jari.arkko at ericsson.com,
                    elisabetta.carrara at ericsson.com,
                    fredrik.lindholm at ericsson.com,
                    mats.naslund at ericsson.com,
                    karl.norrman at ericsson.com
        Pages:      66
        Characters: 145238
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:    None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-msec-mikey-08.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3830.txt

This document describes a key management scheme that can be used for
real-time applications (both for peer-to-peer communication and group
communication).  In particular, its use to support the Secure Real-time
Transport Protocol is described in detail.

Security protocols for real-time multimedia applications have started to
appear.  This has brought forward the need for a key management solution to
support these protocols.

This document is a product of the Multicast Security Working Group of the

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the
Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for
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