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Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting: Protocol Evaluation (RFC3127)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000005311D
Original Publication Date: 2001-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2001-Aug-21

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

D. Mitton: AUTHOR [+7]

Abstract

This memo represents the process and findings of the Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting Working Group (AAA WG) panel evaluating protocols proposed against the AAA Network Access Requirements, RFC 2989. Due to time constraints of this report, this document is not as fully polished as it might have been desired. But it remains mostly in this state to document the results as presented.

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Network Working Group D. Mitton Request for Comments: 3127 Nortel Networks Category: Informational M. St.Johns Rainmaker Technologies S. Barkley

UUNET

D. Nelson Enterasys Networks B. Patil

Nokia

M. Stevens Ellacoya Networks

B. Wolff Databus Inc.

June 2001

Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting:

Protocol Evaluation

Status of this Memo

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

Copyright Notice

Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2001). All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

This memo represents the process and findings of the Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting Working Group (AAA WG) panel evaluating protocols proposed against the AAA Network Access Requirements, RFC 2989. Due to time constraints of this report, this document is not as fully polished as it might have been desired. But it remains mostly in this state to document the results as presented.

Mitton, et al. Informational [Page 1]

RFC 3127 AAA Protocol Evaluation Process June 2001

Table of Contents

1. Process Description . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 1.1 WG Co-Chair's Note . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 1.2 Chairman's Note . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 1.3 Members Statements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 1.4 Requirements Validation Process . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 1.5 Proposal Evaluation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 1.6 Final Recommendations Process . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 2. Protocol Proposals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 3. Item Level Compliance Evaluation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 3.1 General Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 3.2 Authentication Requirements. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11 3.3 Authorization Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 3.4 Accounting Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 3.5 MOBILE IP Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13 4. Protocol Evaluation Summaries . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 4.1 SNMP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 4.2 Radius++ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 4.3 Diameter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 4.4 COPS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 4.5 Summary Recommendation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 5. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14 6. References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 7. Authors' Addresses. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15 A. Appendix A Summary Evaluations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17 B. Appendix B Review of the Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . .18 B.1 General Requirements. . . . . . . . . . . . . ...