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    Explain the differences between ESP and AH modes in IPSec. Describe and compare them in detail so that even a computer novice can benefit from your report.

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    AH is called authentication header and ESP encapsulating security payload. Both are an additional header. AH provides integrity protection whereas ESP provides both encryption and integrity protection. Therefore, if just integrity is required, AH or ESP can be used and if encryption and ...

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    This solution discusses the differences between ESP and AH modes in IPSec.