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A Strategic Plan for Deploying an Internet X.500 Directory Service (RFC1430)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000002258D
Original Publication Date: 1993-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-May-22
Document File: 21 page(s) / 48K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

S. Hardcastle-Kille: AUTHOR [+5]

Abstract

There are a number of reasons why a new Internet Directory Service is required. This document describes an overall strategy for deploying a Directory Service on the Internet, based on the OSI X.500 Directory Service. It then describes in more detail the initial steps which need to be taken in order to achieve these goals, and how work already undertaken by Internet Engineering Task Force Working Groups (IETF WGs) is working towards these goals.

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Network Working Group                                S. Hardcastle-Kille
Request for Comments: 1430                              ISODE-Consortium
                                                               E. Huizer
                                                              SURFnet bv
                                                                 V. Cerf
                           Corporation for National Research Initiatives
                                                                R. Hobby
                                         University of California, Davis
                                                                 S. Kent
                                                Bolt, Beranek and Newman
                                                           February 1993


                   A Strategic Plan for Deploying an
                    Internet X.500 Directory Service

Status of this Memo

   This memo provides information for the Internet community.  It does
   not specify an Internet standard.  Distribution of this memo is
   unlimited.

Abstract

   There are a number of reasons why a new Internet Directory Service is
   required.  This document describes an overall strategy for deploying
   a Directory Service on the Internet, based on the OSI X.500 Directory
   Service.  It then describes in more detail the initial steps which
   need to be taken in order to achieve these goals, and how work
   already undertaken by Internet Engineering Task Force Working Groups
   (IETF WGs) is working towards these goals.

Table of Contents

   1.    REQUIREMENTS                                                  2
   2.    SUMMARY OF SOLUTION                                           3
   3.    INFORMATION FRAMEWORK                                         3
   3.1   The Technical Model                                           3
   3.2   Extending the Technical Model                                 4
   3.3   The Operational Model                                         5
   4.    NAME ASSIGNMENT                                    ...