Re: Security for various IETF services

Randall Gellens <randy@qti.qualcomm.com> Fri, 04 April 2014 02:08 UTC

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At 7:56 PM -0400 4/3/14, Pranesh Prakash wrote:

>>  However, as there are numerous legacy tools that have been
>>  built that require access via cleartext
>
>  Could you please expand on this?  What kinds of legacy tools is 
> that statement talking about?

I have a number of tools and scripts that access IETF and RFC Editor 
documents and information using HTTP and FTP.

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Randall Gellens
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