[ndnSIM] encryption in ndnSim
zeynalvand at ce.sharif.edu
Fri May 2 00:56:48 PDT 2014
Thank you Alex, that evil bit helps alot.
On 01.05.2014 08:36, Alex Afanasyev wrote:
> Hi Leonid,
> My opinion on this is that it doesn't make sense to run actual
> encryption. Since it is simulation, you can always know which packet
> is "good" and which is "bad" (either with some evil bit or some other
> way). Just in case, with Data::SetSignature in ndnSIM you can easily
> implement the "evil bit" approach in your simulation scenario.
> Moreover, NS-3 normally passes around packets with virtual payload.
> This payload is not actual data, but just a counter, tracking how
> data is in the payload. If you would do signing/encryption, then you
> would have to pass around actual packets, which could have
> impact on memory.
> On Apr 30, 2014, at 3:28 AM, L.Zeynalvand <zeynalvand at ce.sharif.edu>
>> Hi All,
>> To simulate protocols which use encryption, does it make any
>> difference to actually encrypt the payload and decrypt it on the other
>> side? I guess it will make the simulation significantly slower and
>> won't affect the final simulation results since (again as I guess) it
>> is transparent to current version of ndnSim.
>> Best Regards.
>> Leonid Zeynalvand
>> M.Sc Information Technology
>> Sharif University of Technology
M.Sc Information Technology
Sharif University of Technology
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