[Help-gnutls] Diffy-Hellman: Regeneration of prime and primitive root

Martin Knappe martin.knappe at gmail.com
Thu Oct 30 13:51:47 CET 2008


I have seen source code examples of servers implementing Diffie Hellman and
noticed that these often regenerate the prime and primitive root used to
generate the shared secret. My questions:

1) Under what conditions is this necessary?
2) Why is this necessary?
3) How to find out the correct interval at which regeneration becomes

Hope someone here can help me...


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