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IPSec: The New Security Standard for the Internet, Intranets, and Virtual Private Networks, Second Edition by Dan Harkins, Naganand Doraswamy

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Chapter 9. IPSec Implementation

This chapter discusses the implementation issues of IPSec. These include interaction of the various components of IPSec, interfaces that each of these components provide, and a walk through the packet processing for both inbound and outbound packets.

As implementations are specific to a particular platform, the discussions in this chapter are mostly platform-independent so that they can be used as guidelines in implementing IPSec on a specific platform. In places where discussing implementation on a specific OS helps in explanations, the choice is a BSD (Berkeley Software Distribution) variant OS.

We discuss the following components: IPSec base protocols, SADB, SPD, manual keying, ISAKMP/IKE, SA management, and policy ...

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