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Carrying Location Objects in RADIUS and Diameter (RFC5580)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000186252D
Original Publication Date: 2009-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2009-Aug-14

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

H. Tschofenig: AUTHOR [+6]

Abstract

This document describes procedures for conveying access-network ownership and location information based on civic and geospatial location formats in Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service (RADIUS) and Diameter.

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Network Working Group                                 H. Tschofenig, Ed. Request for Comments: 5580                        Nokia Siemens Networks Category: Standards Track                                     F. Adrangi                                                                    Intel                                                                 M. Jones                                                                  A. Lior                                                              Bridgewater                                                                 B. Aboba                                                    Microsoft Corporation                                                              August 2009

             Carrying Location Objects in RADIUS and Diameter

Abstract

   This document describes procedures for conveying access-network    ownership and location information based on civic and geospatial    location formats in Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service    (RADIUS) and Diameter.

   The distribution of location information is a privacy-sensitive task.    Dealing with mechanisms to preserve the user's privacy is important    and is addressed in this document.

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 Notice

   Copyright (c) 2009 IETF Trust and the persons identified as the    document authors.  All rights reserved.

   This document is subject to BCP 78 and the IETF Trust's Legal    Provisions Relating to IETF Documents in effect on the date of    publication of this document (http://trustee.ietf.org/license-info).    Please review these documents carefully, as they describe your rights    and restrictions with respect to this document.

 Tschofenig, et al.          Standards Track                     [Page 1]
 RFC 5580          Carrying LOs in RADIUS and Diameter        August 2009

 Table of Contents

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

   2. Terminology ............