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Re: DH mechanism?

1998-04-02 00:04:19
Yes, but then you do not get any authentication.  Using a static key in a
certificate provides authentication.  


At 01:13 PM 4/1/98 +0000, Dr Stephen Henson wrote:
Russ Housley wrote:

This part of the specification is still being written.


OK. There are some advantages in using a one time session key over both
sides using their permanent keypairs. For example they don't have to
share the same parameters and there is no "implied signature".

* Dr Stephen N. Henson.                        *
* Freelance Cryptographic Consultant.          *
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