Re: [abfab] Direction Forward for aaa-saml

Sam Hartman <hartmans@painless-security.com> Wed, 22 July 2015 15:12 UTC

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Subject: Re: [abfab] Direction Forward for aaa-saml
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>>>>> "Leif" == Leif Johansson <leifj@mnt.se> writes:

    Leif> 22 jul 2015 kl. 16:41 skrev Sam Hartman
    Leif> <hartmans@painless-security.com>om>:

    >>>>>>> "Cantor," == Cantor, Scott <cantor.2@osu.edu> writes:
    >> 
    >> Cantor,> On 7/22/15, 9:07 AM, "abfab on behalf of Sam Hartman"
    >> Cantor,> <abfab-bounces@ietf.org on behalf of Cantor,>
    >> hartmans@painless-security.com>
    >> Cantor,> wrote:
    >> 
    >> 
    >>>> 
    >>>> I think you'd need to:
    >>>> 
    >>>> 1) Explain how I figure out which entity I'm using for my
    >>>> RADIUS server
    >> 
    >>>> Consider this especially in a case where you're retrieving
    >>>> metadata dynamically rather than just having all the metadata
    >>>> in the world.
    >> 
    >> Cantor,> That's orthogonal to any use of SAML metadata. How you
    >> get Cantor,> it (and verify it) is architecturally distinct from
    >> what it Cantor,> means and how it's used.
    >> 
    >> Not really.  If I'm starting with an NAI realm and would like to
    >> find the entity description of an entity that is at that NAI
    >> realm, I can only do that if my metadata access mechanism lets me
    >> search by that.

    Leif> so its a requirement for the mdquery draft, not on metadata

Nod.

I don't anticipate implementing using metadata  to select a RADIUS
endpoint.
So I don't have a lot of interest in working on that.  I'm happy to
review a specific proposal someone comes up with, but I'd prefer it not
end up in aaa-saml and I'd strongly prefer it not block aaa-saml.

--Sam