Oakley protocol

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The Oakley Key Determination Protocol is a key-agreement protocol that allows authenticated parties to exchange keying material across an insecure connection using the Diffie–Hellman key exchange algorithm. The protocol was proposed by H. Orman in 1998, and formed the basis for the more widely used Internet key exchange protocol.[1]

The Oakley protocol has also been implemented in Cisco Systems' ISAKMP daemon.[2]


  1. ^ "What is Internet Key Exchange?". TechTarget. Retrieved 2006-11-12. 
  2. ^ "RED ISAKMP and Oakley Information". Cisco Systems. Retrieved 2006-11-12. 

External links[edit]

  • RFC 2412 The OAKLEY Key Determination Protocol
  • RFC 2409 The Internet Key Exchange (IKE)