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I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-rap-rsvp-newidentity-02.txt



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	Title		: Identity Representation for RSVP
	Author(s)	: R. Hess, S. Yadav, R. Yavatkar, R. Pabbati, 
                          P. Ford, T. Moore, S. Herzog
	Filename	: draft-ietf-rap-rsvp-newidentity-02.txt
	Pages		: 17
	Date		: 22-May-01
	
This document describes the representation of identity information in
POLICY_DATA object [POL-EXT] for supporting policy based admission
control in RSVP. The goal of identity representation is to allow a
process on a system to securely identify the owner and the
application of the communicating process (e.g. user id) and convey
this information in RSVP messages (PATH or RESV) in a secure manner.
We describe the encoding of identities as RSVP policy element. We
describe the processing rules to generate identity policy elements
for multicast merged flows. Subsequently, we describe representations
of user identities for Kerberos and Public Key based user
authentication mechanisms. In summary we describe the use of this
identity information in an operational setting.

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