Host Identity Protocol for Linux
HIPL is open-source software for Linux. We are actively improving the software according to feedback from user mailing lists (www.freelists.org/list/hipl-users). We welcome all Linux enthusiasts to the HIPL community, and we are looking for more users and developers.
Host Identity Protocol brings communications privacy and mobility support for existing applications by introducing a new cryptographic namespace. It also allows you to set up servers behind NATs easily. In this article, we discussed how HIP works and how you can install it on your Linux box. We have shown how you can use HIP with Firefox and how to stream video with VLC successfully during network IP address change.
HIP Architecture RFC: www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4423.txt
HIP Base RFC: www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5201.txt
InfraHIP Project: infrahip.hiit.fi
Freshmeat Page for HIPL: freshmeat.net/projects/hipl/?branch_id=64825&release_id=228615
Host Identity Protocol (HIP): Towards the Secure Mobile Internet by Andrei Gurtov, Wiley, June 2008
M. Komu, S. Tarkoma, J. Kangasharju and A. Gurtov, “Applying a Cryptographic Namespace to Applications”, in Proc. of First International ACM Workshop on Dynamic Interconnection of Networks, September 2005: www.niksula.cs.hut.fi/~mkomu/docs/f17-komu.pdf
HIP for inter.net Project: hip4inter.net
Abhinav Pathak (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a PhD student at Purdue University. He completed his Bachelor's degree in computer science from IIT Kanpur. He worked as a research assistant at HIIT.
Miika Komu (email@example.com) is a researcher at HIIT. He does HIP standardization and is one of the developers for the InfraHIP Project. He also practices martial arts at a Takado club.
Andrei Gurtov (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a principal scientist and group leader at HIIT. He received his PhD degree from the University of Helsinki in 2004. He has written a book on HIP as well as more than 70 other publications. Andrei is a fan of sailing.
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