Reputation Data Interchange using HTTP and JSON
draft-ietf-repute-query-http-02

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REPUTE Working Group                                       N. Borenstein
Internet-Draft                                                  Mimecast
Intended status: Standards Track                            M. Kucherawy
Expires: October 8, 2012                                       Cloudmark
                                                           April 6, 2012

            Reputation Data Interchange using HTTP and JSON
                    draft-ietf-repute-query-http-02

Abstract

   This document defines a mechanism to conduct queries for reputation
   information using the Hypertext Transfer Protocol.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
   2.  Terminology and Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
     2.1.  Key Words . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
     2.2.  Other Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
   3.  Description . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
     3.1.  Query . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
     3.2.  Response  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
   4.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
   5.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
   6.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
   Appendix A.  Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
   Appendix B.  Public Discussion  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

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1.  Introduction

   This document defines a method to query a reputation data service for
   information about an entity, using the HyperText Transfer Protocol
   (HTTP) as the transport mechanism and JSON as the payload format.

2.  Terminology and Definitions

   This section defines terms used in the rest of the document.

2.1.  Key Words

   The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT",
   "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" in this
   document are to be interpreted as described in [KEYWORDS].

2.2.  Other Definitions

   Other terms of importance in this document are defined in
   [I-D.REPUTE-MODEL] and [I-D.REPUTE-MEDIA-TYPE].

3.  Description

3.1.  Query

   A reputation query made via [HTTP] encodes the question being asked
   in the GET instruction of the protocol.

   The components to the question being asked comprise the following:

   o  The subject of the query;

   o  The name of the host, or the IP address, at which the reputation
      service is available;

   o  The name of the reputation application, i.e., the context within
      which the query is being made;

   o  Optionally, name(s) of the specific reputation assertions or
      attributies that are being requested.
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