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Newer page: version 6 Last edited on Saturday, July 23, 2005 12:25:45 pm by AristotlePagaltzis
Older page: version 4 Last edited on Wednesday, July 20, 2005 12:17:31 am by MattBrown Revert
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-An [Acronym] for Authentication Header  
+An [Acronym] for __A__uthentication __H__eader, a part of the [IPSec] protocol.  
-An Authentication Header is part of the [IPsec] protocol. [IPSec] is used to authenticate data passing between two hosts on the Internet. The Authentication Header provides __only__ authentication - no encryption. A more detailed analysis is available at
+The Authentication Header provides __only__ the authentication functionality for [IPSec] and can be used seperately from the other parts of [IPSec], such as encryption. This can lead to a situation where you have an authenticated, but unecrypted [IPSec] connection
-Authentication Header is specified in RFC:2042 
+! See Also:  
+* RFC:2042