On Friday, September 27, 1996 11:39 AM, Craig
>Below I have attached an applicable portion of a press release from a
>claiming to support the IPSEC standards. It is my understanding that
>standards are some ways off ?
>Could someone clarify whether this company is correct of if this is just
>Did I miss a meeting? or are these standards still in draft form?
No, look up RFC's 1825-1829 on the IPsec Protocol. Currently, the IETF is
working on a standard for Key Management Protocols for things like
distribution (see Section 4. Key Management in RFC 1825), but there are
some existing ways for Automated Key Distribution (like adding signed Host
Keys to the Domain Name System [EK94], etc), but the lowest common
denominator currently for true multi-vendor interoperability is manual key