Mathematical Mesh: Reference
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Network Working Group                                    P. Hallam-Baker
Internet-Draft                                         Comodo Group Inc.
Intended status: Informational                           August 18, 2017
Expires: February 19, 2018

                      Mathematical Mesh: Reference
                  draft-hallambaker-mesh-reference-05

Abstract

   The Mathematical Mesh ?The Mesh? is an end-to-end secure
   infrastructure that facilitates the exchange of configuration and
   credential data between multiple user devices.  The core protocols of
   the Mesh are described with examples of common use cases and
   reference data.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   2.  Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     2.1.  Requirements Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     2.2.  Defined Terms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     2.3.  Related Specifications  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     2.4.  Implementation Status . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
   3.  Protocol Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     3.1.  Creating a new portal account . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
       3.1.1.  Checking Account Identifier for uniqueness  . . . . .   5
     3.2.  Creating a new user profile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
       3.2.1.  Publishing a new user profile . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     3.3.  Connecting a device profile to a user profile . . . . . .  15
       3.3.1.  Profile Authentication  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
       3.3.2.  Connection request  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  20
       3.3.3.  Administrator Polls Pending Connections . . . . . . .  21
       3.3.4.  Administrator updates and publishes the personal
               profile.  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  23
       3.3.5.  Administrator posts completion request. . . . . . . .  24
       3.3.6.  Connecting device polls for status update.  . . . . .  25
     3.4.  Adding an application profile to a user profile . . . . .  26
     3.5.  Creating a recovery profile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  27
     3.6.  Recovering a profile  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  28
   4.  Shared Classes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  28
     4.1.  Cryptographic Data Classes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  28
       4.1.1.  Structure: PublicKey  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  28
       4.1.2.  Structure: SignedData . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  29
       4.1.3.  Structure: EncryptedData  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  29
     4.2.  Common Application Classes  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  29
       4.2.1.  Structure: Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  29
   5.  Mesh Profile Objects  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  30
     5.1.  Base Profile Objects  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  30
       5.1.1.  Structure: Entry  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  30
       5.1.2.  Structure: SignedProfile  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  30
       5.1.3.  Structure: Advice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  31
       5.1.4.  Structure: PortalAdvice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  31
       5.1.5.  Structure: Profile  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  31
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