[Acme] RFC 8657 on Certification Authority Authorization (CAA) Record Extensions forAccount URI and Automatic Certificate Management Environment (ACME)Method Binding

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A new Request for Comments is now available in online RFC libraries.

        RFC 8657

        Title:      Certification Authority Authorization (CAA) Record 
                    Extensions for Account URI and Automatic 
                    Certificate Management Environment (ACME) 
                    Method Binding 
        Author:     H. Landau
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       November 2019
        Mailbox:    hlandau@devever.net
        Pages:      11
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-acme-caa-10.txt

        URL:        https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc8657

        DOI:        10.17487/RFC8657

The Certification Authority Authorization (CAA) DNS record allows a
domain to communicate an issuance policy to Certification Authorities
(CAs) but only allows a domain to define a policy with CA-level
granularity. However, the CAA specification (RFC 8659) also provides
facilities for an extension to admit a more granular, CA-specific
policy. This specification defines two such parameters: one allowing
specific accounts of a CA to be identified by URIs and one allowing
specific methods of domain control validation as defined by the
Automatic Certificate Management Environment (ACME) protocol to be

This document is a product of the Automated Certificate Management Environment Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard.

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