Problem Statement and Usage Scenarios for PANA

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (pana WG)
Authors Alper Yegin  , Basavaraj Patil  , Hesham Soliman  , Subir Das  , Yoshihiro Ohba 
Last updated 2015-10-14 (latest revision 2003-04-29)
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IESG note 2004-06-17: This document is no longer needed; its contents have been condensed and added as an appendix to draft-ietf-pana-requirements-08.txt.
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Network access authentication is a function that is typically required in most scenarios. This is accomplished in most networks via protocols such as PPP, PPPoE, IEEE 802.1X and others. The PANA (Protocol for carrying Authentication for Network Access) WG is considering the network access authentication function being performed at or above the IP layer. This document captures the various usage scenarios/applicability of a protocol that is used for network access authentication that is at layer-3 or above and additionally identifies the problem being addressed by the WG.


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