Re: [trill] My thoughts/corrections -> draft-ietf-trill-channel-tunnel-05 - 2 week WG LC

Donald Eastlake <d3e3e3@gmail.com> Sun, 07 June 2015 03:20 UTC

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Subject: Re: [trill] My thoughts/corrections -> draft-ietf-trill-channel-tunnel-05 - 2 week WG LC
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Hi Gayle,

Thanks for these suggestions. They all look good to me.

Thanks,
Donald
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On Mon, Jun 1, 2015 at 1:37 AM, gayle noble <windy_1@skyhighway.com>; wrote:
>   TRILL: RBridge Channel Tunnel Protocol
> <draft-ietf-trill-channel-tunnel-05.txt>
>
> corrections::
> page 16 4.5 RFC 5310 Based Authentication
> ["or" should be "on"]
> (as written)
>   o RESV: Six bits that MUST be sent as zero and ignored or receipt.
> (should be)
>   o RESV: Six bits that MUST be sent as zero and ignored on receipt
> ---------------------------------------------------------
>
> page 17 4.5 RFC 5310 Based Authentication
> [second "that" probably should be "the" or not there at all]
> (as written)
> o Key ID: specifies the same keying value and authentication
>      algorithm that that Key ID specifies for TRILL IS-IS LSP [RFC5310]
>      Authentication TLVs.
> (probably should be)
> o Key ID: specifies the same keying value and authentication
>      algorithm that Key ID specifies for TRILL IS-IS LSP [RFC5310]
>      Authentication TLVs.
> (could be)
> o Key ID: specifies the same keying value and authentication
>      algorithm that the Key ID specifies for TRILL IS-IS LSP [RFC5310]
>      Authentication TLVs.
> ----------------------------------------------------
>
> page 22   7. Security Considerations  third paragraph first sentence
> ['taking" should be "taken"]
> (as written)
>   On the negative side, the optional ability to tunnel various payload
>   types and to tunnel them between TRILL switches and to and from end
>   stations can increase risk unless precautions are taking.
> (should be)
>   On the negative side, the optional ability to tunnel various payload
>   types and to tunnel them between TRILL switches and to and from end
>   stations can increase risk unless precautions are taken.
> ---------------------------------------------------------
>
> page 22 Security Considerations  third paragraph second sentence
> [sentence is a bit "run on". I'd at least add a comma if breaking it into
> two sentences doesn't appeal to you.
> (as written)
> The processing of decapsulating Tunnel Protocol payloads is not a good place
> to be liberal in what you accept as the tunneling facility makes it easier
> for unexpected messages to pop up in unexpected places in a TRILL campus due
> to accidents or the actions of an adversary.
> (could be)
> The processing of decapsulating Tunnel Protocol payloads is not a good place
> to be liberal in what you accept, as the tunneling facility makes it easier
> for unexpected messages to pop up in unexpected places in a TRILL campus due
> to accidents or the actions of an adversary.
> (maybe)
> The processing of decapsulating Tunnel Protocol payloads is not a good place
> to be liberal in what you accept. This is because the tunneling facility
> makes it easier for unexpected messages to pop up in unexpected places in a
> TRILL campus due to accidents or the actions of an adversary.
>
> ============================================
>
> Just a Note::
> Page 3
> CCM is defined as Continuity Check Message in other TRILL documents. It is
> defined Counter with CBC-MAC (Cypher Block Chaining - Message Authentication
> Code) in the draft.
>
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