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The following table defines the currently assigned values for the SignatureType element in NDN Interest and Data packets.

SignatureType Value (dec) Description Reference
DigestSha256 0 Integrity protection using a SHA-256 digest DigestSha256
SignatureSha256WithRsa 1 Integrity and provenance protection using an RSA signature over a SHA-256 digest SignatureSha256WithRsa
(reserved) 2 Reserved for future assignments
SignatureSha256WithEcdsa 3 Integrity and provenance protection using an ECDSA signature over a SHA-256 digest SignatureSha256WithEcdsa
SignatureHmacWithSha256 4 Integrity and provenance protection using a SHA-256 hash-based message authentication code SignatureHmacWithSha256
(reserved) 5-199 Reserved for future assignments
Null 200 Empty signature for testing and experimentation NullSignature

References

https://named-data.net/doc/NDN-packet-spec/current/signature.html#signaturetype

Updated by Davide Pesavento 11 months ago · 4 revisions