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Update to the Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) Applicability Statement for Application Bridging for Federated Access Beyond Web (ABFAB) (RFC7057)

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Original Publication Date: 2013-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2014-Jan-01
Document File: 14 page(s) / 16K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

S. Winter: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

The EAP applicability statement in [RFC3748] defines the scope of the Extensible Authentication Protocol to be "for use in network access authentication, where IP layer connectivity may not be available", and states that "Use of EAP for other purposes, such as bulk data transport, is NOT RECOMMENDED".

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                         S. Winter Request for Comments: 7057                                       RESTENA Updates: 3748                                                 J. Salowey Category: Standards Track                                          Cisco ISSN: 2070-1721                                            December 2013

          Update to the Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP)                       Applicability Statement for       Application Bridging for Federated Access Beyond Web (ABFAB)

Abstract

   This document updates the Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP)    applicability statement from RFC 3748 to reflect recent usage of the    EAP protocol in the Application Bridging for Federated Access Beyond    web (ABFAB) architecture.

Status of This Memo

   This is an Internet Standards Track document.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force    (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has    received public review and has been approved for publication by the    Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Further information on    Internet Standards is available in Section 2 of RFC 5741.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at    http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7057.

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   Copyright (c) 2013 IETF Trust and the persons identified as the    document authors.  All rights reserved.

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Winter & Salowey             Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 7057                    EAP Applicability              December 2013

 Table of Contents

   1. Introduction ....................................................2       1.1. Requirements Language ......................................2    2. Uses of EAP for Application-Layer Access ........................2       2.1. Retransmission .............................................4       2.2. Re-authentication ..........................................5   ...