Re: [secdir] secdir review of draft-ietf-netconf-monitoring

Alan DeKok <aland@deployingradius.com> Fri, 11 June 2010 08:30 UTC

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Martin Bjorklund wrote:
>> NETCONF runs over SSH or TLS or TLS/BEEP or SOAP/HTTPS. 

  I saw that.

> In other
>> words, all existing NETCONF transports are "secure". The revision of
>> the NETCONF specification being worked on is going to make this
>> hopefully clearer by calling the transport layer "secure transports".

  OK.

> Actually, this document follows the latest security considerations
> template.
> 
> However, the template does not mention that NETCONF runs over a secure
> transport.  Maybe the template (and this document) should be updated
> to make this clear?

 That would be good.  I saw the discussion on the template in the list
archives, and was surprised that it mentioned only access to data, and
not security or privacy.

  Alan DeKok.