How to get MSK/EMSK

Jouni Malinen j at
Fri Nov 27 03:37:11 EST 2009

On Thu, Nov 26, 2009 at 11:19:21PM +0300, L'onia wrote:
> I'm  working on OMA DM protocol implementation for WiMAX. According to
> WiMAX Forum specification EMSK should be used for Bootstrap Encryption
> Key (BEK) derivation used for bootstrap message encryption.

OK. Sounds reasonable.

> What  are  the purposes of EMSK generation and how the key is used for
> now?

It is reserved for future uses in RFC 3748, i.e., it is not used for
anything currently.
Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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