Using shared secret with PGPNet ???
carson at taltos.org
Fri Jun 15 04:41:51 EDT 2001
--On Wednesday, June 13, 2001 12:41 PM -0700 Will Price
<wprice at cyphers.net> wrote:
> One does not "use shared secret instead of IKE". One uses IKE to
> setup the shared secret connection. There is no way to securely use
> IPsec without a control protocol like IKE.
Oh really? How strange - folks were using swIPe and IPSEC long before IKE,
and shared secret worked just fine (assuming you securely shared the
secret, and I know swIPe had some issues with insertion attacks). IKE is an
abysmal protocol designed by committee, and it shows.
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