DHCP Message Authentication With an Effective Key Management

Date Added: Jun 2009
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In this paper the authors describe the authentication for DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) message which provides the efficient key management and reduces the danger replay attack without an additional packet for a replay attack. And the authentication for DHCP message supports mutual authentication and provides both entity authentication and message authentication. The authors applied the authentication for DHCP message to the home network environments and tested through a home gateway recent years with the rapid development of the wireless internets and mobile communication systems, the use of notebook computers, PDAs and portable systems is gradually increasing and has become popular.