A Publication Protocol for the Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI) (RFC8181)
Original Publication Date: 2017-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2017-Jul-27
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
S. Weiler: AUTHOR [+2]
This document assumes a working knowledge of the Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI), which is intended to support improved routing security on the Internet. See [RFC6480] for an overview of the RPKI.
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) S. Weiler Request for Comments: 8181 W3C / MIT Category: Standards Track A. Sonalker ISSN: 2070-1721 STEER Tech R. Austein Dragon Research Labs July 2017
A Publication Protocol for the Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI)
This document defines a protocol for publishing Resource Public Key Infrastructure (RPKI) objects. Even though the RPKI will have many participants issuing certificates and creating other objects, it is operationally useful to consolidate the publication of those objects. Even in cases where a certificate issuer runs its own publication repository, it can be useful to run the certificate engine itself on a different machine from the publication repository. This document defines a protocol which addresses these needs.
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 7841.
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/rfc8181.
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RFC 8181 RPKI Publication Protocol July 2017
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