[saag] shorthand for iPAddress subjectAltName?

Benjamin Kaduk <kaduk@mit.edu> Tue, 29 September 2020 23:00 UTC

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Subject: [saag] shorthand for iPAddress subjectAltName?
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Hi all,

RFC 6125 defines a number of "identifier type"s for X.509 certificate
naming fields, e.g., DNS-ID for dNSName, etc., but does not list one for
the iPAddress SAN.  Having such a term seems like it would be useful in
order to have a parallel expository structure when referring to (e.g.)
DNS-ID and <other-thing>.  I'm currently reviewing a document that proposes
NETWORK-ID (for "network address") but am planning to counter-propose
"IPADDR-ID".  Does anyone else have thoughts on what a good practice here
would be?

Thanks,

Ben