[quagga-users 8440] Re: What is the authentication algorithm for OSPF on Quagga?

Paul Jakma paul at clubi.ie
Sun May 27 21:00:55 IST 2007


On Fri, 25 May 2007, Amal Banerjee wrote:

>
>   Could some Quagga guru please help? What is the default authentication
>   algorithm for OSPF in Quagga, that is invoked with 'ip
>   authentication-key <key_value>'. Seems like it is MD5, but I am not
>   very sure.

The default is plain-text password (ie the password is included in 
the packet). Completely obsolete and should not be used, needless to 
say.

regards,
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