Re: [secdir] Secdir Review of draft-ietf-netconf-rfc5539bis-09

Juergen Schoenwaelder <j.schoenwaelder@jacobs-university.de> Tue, 10 March 2015 12:59 UTC

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From: Juergen Schoenwaelder <j.schoenwaelder@jacobs-university.de>
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On Mon, Mar 09, 2015 at 08:10:24AM -0400, Sam Hartman wrote:
> 
> In section 7, there is a description of how the netconf server finds the
> username of the client.
> It talks about a certificate fingerprint without a reference to a
> specific algorithm.
> I'm aware of multiple algorithms for fingerprints.
> This text is probably too vague for interoperability.

Since the fingerprints are not exchanged over the wire, this is a
local problem. That said, there is a YANG configuration data model in
draft-ietf-netconf-server-model-06 that clarifies details for those
implementations that want interoperable configuration and this data
model uses tls-fingerprint defined in RFC 7407.

/js

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