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OSPF Authentication Codes

OSPF Authentication Codes


The Open Shotrest Path First (OSPF) protocols has a provision for
authentication, and the type of authentication can me indicated by a
code number.  The following are the registered authentication codes.

Code    Authentication Method                             Reference
----    ---------------------                             ---------
   0    No Authentication                                 [RFC1583]
   1    Simple Password Authentication                    [RFC1583]
2-65535 Reserved


[RFC1583] Moy, J., "OSPF Version 2", RFC 1583, Proteon, Inc., March

[RFC1584] Moy, J., "Multicast Extensions to OSPF", RFC 1584, Proteon,
          Inc., March 1994.

[RFC1585] Moy, J., "MOSPF: Analysis and Experience", RFC 1585,
          Proteon, Inc., March 1994.

[RFC1586] deSouza, O., and M. Rodrigues, "Guidelines for Running OSPF
          Over Frame Relay Networks", RFC 1586, AT&T Bell
          Laboratories, March 1994.

[RFC1587] Coltun, R., and V. Fuller, "The OSPF NSSA Option", RFC 1587,
          RainbowBridge Communications, BARRNet, March 1994.


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