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Re: 3DES with 40-bit key?

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> Many of you will think this issue is braindead. 
> I agree. However, as I understand that from now
> on the only MUST IMPLEMENT algorithm for ISAKMP
> and IPSEC is 3DES, the issue of what to do with
> export control rises. So, assume that export
> control limits the key length to 40 bits. How
> would I specify and negotiate this with IKE?

Is there a new draft out?

RFC 2406 states out that (standard) DES CBC and NULL Encryption are the 
only mandatory ESP algorithms. Same for RFC 2407.

How far am I behind?


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