Re: [Ace] est-coaps clarification on /att and /crts

Michael Richardson <mcr+ietf@sandelman.ca> Tue, 11 December 2018 22:16 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Ace] est-coaps clarification on /att and /crts
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Jim Schaad <ietf@augustcellars.com> wrote:
> Clarification requested - exactly what element is the Registrar?

It's an EST RFC7030 term, but essentially it's the server that connects to
(or is) the CA.

> The one item that I can generally think of that might be a problem is that
> the answers to /att and /crts may differ based on the entity that is asking
> the question.  In this case not having the entity being validated means that
> the "wrong" answer may be returned or different answers would be returned
> before and after validation.

Yes, I agree: it should be restricted.

I think that it should be restricted. Partly, I'm just not sure where the
text should go, or if it needs to be said at all.

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