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RATS Endorsements

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This is an older version of an Internet-Draft whose latest revision state is "Active".
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Authors Dave Thaler , Henk Birkholz , Thomas Fossati
Last updated 2024-06-03 (Latest revision 2023-12-01)
Replaces draft-dthaler-rats-endorsements
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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In the IETF Remote Attestation Procedures (RATS) architecture, a Verifier accepts Evidence and, using Appraisal Policy typically with additional input from Endorsements and Reference Values, generates Attestation Results in formats needed by a Relying Parties. This document explains the purpose and role of Endorsements and discusses some considerations in the choice of message format for Endorsements.


Dave Thaler
Henk Birkholz
Thomas Fossati

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