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Policy, Authorization, and Enforcement Requirements of the Open Pluggable Edge Services (OPES) (RFC3838)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000030871D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Aug-31
Document File: 18 page(s) / 39K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

A. Barbir: AUTHOR [+5]

Abstract

This document describes policy, authorization, and enforcement requirements for the selection of the services to be applied to a given Open Pluggable Edge Services (OPES) flow.

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Network Working Group                                          A. Barbir

Request for Comments: 3838                               Nortel Networks

Category: Informational                                       O. Batuner

                                                              Consultant

                                                                 A. Beck

                                                     Lucent Technologies

                                                                 T. Chan

                                                                   Nokia

                                                                H. Orman

                                               Purple Streak Development

                                                             August 2004

          Policy, Authorization, and Enforcement Requirements

               of the Open Pluggable Edge Services (OPES)

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 (2004).

Abstract

   This document describes policy, authorization, and enforcement

   requirements for the selection of the services to be applied to a

   given Open Pluggable Edge Services (OPES) flow.

Barbir, et al.               Informational                      [Page 1]

RFC 3838                OPES Policy Requirements             August 2004

Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3

   2.  Terminology  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3

   3.  Policy Architecture  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4

       3.1.  Policy Components and Functions  . . . . . . . . . . . .  4

       3.2.  Requirements for Policy Decision Points. . . . . . . . .  5

       3.3.  Requirements for Policy Enforcement Points . . . . . . .  5

   4.  Requirements for Interfaces  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  6

       4.1.  Service Bindings Requirements  . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7

             4.1.1.  Environment Variables  . . . . . . . . . . . . .  7

             4.1.2.  Requirements for Using...