Re: [i2rs] Alvaro Retana's No Objection on draft-ietf-i2rs-protocol-security-requirements-07: (with COMMENT)

"Alvaro Retana (aretana)" <> Thu, 18 August 2016 03:12 UTC

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Subject: Re: [i2rs] Alvaro Retana's No Objection on draft-ietf-i2rs-protocol-security-requirements-07: (with COMMENT)
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On 8/17/16, 10:03 PM, "iesg on behalf of Susan Hares"
< on behalf of> wrote:


>How about the following for the introduction to section 3:
>The security for the I2RS protocol requires mutually authenticated I2RS
>and I2RS agents. The I2RS client and I2RS agent using the I2RS protocol
>be able to exchange
>data over a secure transport.  Optionally, the I2RS Client and I2RS agent
>MAY operate
>on a non-secure transport to transfer a specific set of non-confidential
>I think this matches SEC-REQ-08

It does. 

Now that the text is in sync, it makes me wonder why it needs to be
mentioned twice (and not just in the requirements section).

>For SEC-REQ-05, I re-read it now and it is redundant.  I changed to:
>SEC-REQ-05: Identifier distribution and the loading of these identifiers
>into I2RS agent
> and I2RS Client SHOULD occur outside the I2RS protocol prior to the
> I2RS protocol establishing a connection between I2RS client and I2RS
> (One mechanism such mechanism is AAA protocols.)
>What do you think?

Looks good to me.