IANA Considerations for RADIUS (Remote Authentication Dial In User Service) (RFC3575)
Original Publication Date: 2003-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jul-30
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
This document describes the IANA considerations for the Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS).
Network Working Group B. Aboba
Request for Comments: 3575 Microsoft
Updates: 2865 July 2003
Category: Standard Track
IANA Considerations for RADIUS
(Remote Authentication Dial In User Service)
Status of this Memo
This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the
Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for
improvements. Please refer to the current edition of the "Internet
Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the standardization state
and status of this protocol. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.
Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2003). All Rights Reserved.
This document describes the IANA considerations for the Remote
Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS).
This document updates RFC 2865.
This document provides guidance to the Internet Assigned Numbers
Authority (IANA) regarding registration of values related to the
Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS), defined in
[RFC2865], in accordance with BCP 26, [RFC2434]. It also reserves
Packet Type Codes that are or have been in use on the Internet.
1.1. Specification of Requirements
In this document, several words are used to signify the requirements
of the specification. These words are often capitalized. The key
words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT", "SHOULD",
"SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" in this document
are to be interpreted as described in [RFC2119].
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RFC 3575 IANA Considerations for RADIUS July 2003
The following terms are used here with the meanings defined in BCP
26: "name space", "assigned value", "registration".
The following policies are used here with the meanings defined in BCP
26: "Private Use", "First Come First Served", "Expert Review",
"Specification Required", "IESG Approval", "IETF Consensus",
2. IANA Considerations
There are three name spaces in RADIUS that require registration:
Packet Type Codes, Attribute Types, and Attribute Values (for certain
Attributes). This document creates no new IANA registries, since a
RADIUS registry was created by [RFC2865].
RADIUS is not intended as a general-purpose protocol, and allocations
SHOULD NOT be made for purposes unrelated to Authentication,
Authorization or Accounting.
2.1. Recommended Registration Policies
For registration requests where a ...