Certificate-Based roaming
draft-ietf-roamops-cert-01

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (roamops WG)
Author Bernard Aboba 
Last updated 1999-04-01
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at
https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-ietf-roamops-cert-01.txt

Abstract

To date, roaming implementations have been based on the concept of proxy chaining, where packets are routed between the NAS and home server through a series of proxies. While commonly used, proxy chaining introduces difficult security problems that have prevented its implementation on a wide scale. This document describes a new approach to roaming based on certificates that eliminates the need for proxy chaining. As described, this approach provides improved security as well as scalability.

Authors

Bernard Aboba (Bernard_Aboba@hotmail.com)

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