[ipv6-wg] RIPE-501 replacement document - IPsec question to community - we need your input.
Merike Kaeo merike at doubleshotsecurity.com
Fri Dec 23 16:46:08 CET 2011
On Dec 23, 2011, at 1:06 AM, Florian Weimer wrote: > * Jan Zorz: > >> The authors of RIPE-501 are finalizing the last comments from previous >> last call and would like community input for what to do with IPsec. >> All authors feel that IPsec should be a mandatory requirement for all >> devices although due to technical limitations, for mobile devices it >> will be optional. > > Shouldn't it be the other way round? Mobile devices are more likely to > need VPN services than other kinds of devices. Mobile devices typically use TLS. If that has changed it would be good to know but from my experience IPsec is hardly ever used in mobile devices and vendors had issues with battery life and argued against making it a mandatory requirement in the IETF. - merike > > -- > Florian Weimer <fweimer at bfk.de> > BFK edv-consulting GmbH http://www.bfk.de/ > Kriegsstraße 100 tel: +49-721-96201-1 > D-76133 Karlsruhe fax: +49-721-96201-99 > >
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