Skip to main content

A Survey of Internet Identities

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (iab)
Authors Patrik Fältström , Geoff Huston
Last updated 2015-10-14 (Latest revision 2004-12-14)
Stream Internet Architecture Board (IAB)
Intended RFC status (None)
Expired & archived
plain text htmlized pdfized bibtex
Stream IAB state (None)
Consensus boilerplate Unknown
RFC Editor Note (None)
This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at:


This memo provides an overview of the various realms of identification used within the Internet protocol suite, with a view to noting the interdependencies of the different identifiers and consequent implications for updating their specifications or changing their infrastructures' operations.


Patrik Fältström
Geoff Huston

(Note: The e-mail addresses provided for the authors of this Internet-Draft may no longer be valid.)