AH is pretty useless and perhaps should be deprecated

Mohacsi Janos mohacsi at niif.hu
Sun Nov 15 06:58:24 UTC 2009

On Sat, 14 Nov 2009, Jack Kohn wrote:

> Hi,
> Interesting discussion on the utility of Authentication Header (AH) in
> http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/ipsec/current/msg05026.html
> Post explaining that AH even though protecting the source and
> destination IP addresses is really not good enough.
> http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/ipsec/current/msg05056.html
> What do folks feel? Do they see themselves using AH in the future?
> IMO, ESP and WESP are good enough and we dont need to support AH any
> more ..

They are planning to make OSPFv3 IPSec authentication useless?
Best Regards,
 	Janos Mohacsi

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