SCIM Use Cases
draft-ietf-scim-use-cases-02

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SCIM WG                                                          P. Hunt
Internet-Draft                                                    Oracle
Intended status: Informational                             B. Khasnabish
Expires: December 20, 2014                                  ZTE USA,Inc.
                                                              A. Nadalin
                                                               Microsoft
                                                                   K. Li
                                                                  Huawei
                                                              Z. Zeltsan
                                                              Individual
                                                           June 18, 2014

                             SCIM Use Cases
                      draft-ietf-scim-use-cases-02

Abstract

   This document lists the user scenarios and use cases of System for
   Cross-domain Identity Management (SCIM).

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     1.1.  Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   2.  SCIM User Scenarios . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     2.1.  Background & Context  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     2.2.  Model Concepts  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
       2.2.1.  Triggers  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
       2.2.2.  Actors  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
       2.2.3.  Modes & Flows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
       2.2.4.  Bulk & Batch Operational Semantics  . . . . . . . . .   7
     2.3.  Cloud Service Provider to Cloud Service Provider Flows
           (CSP->CSP)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
       2.3.1.  CSP->CSP - Create Identity (Push) . . . . . . . . . .   7
       2.3.2.  CSP->CSP - Update Identity (Push) . . . . . . . . . .   7
       2.3.3.  CSP->CSP - Delete Identity (Push) . . . . . . . . . .   8
       2.3.4.  CSP->CSP - SSO Trigger (Push) . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
       2.3.5.  CSP->CSP - SSO Trigger (Pull) . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
       2.3.6.  CSP->CSP - Password Reset (Push)  . . . . . . . . . .   9
     2.4.  Enterprise Cloud Subscriber to Cloud Service Provider
           Flows(ECS->CSP) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
       2.4.1.  ECS->CSP - Create Identity (Push) . . . . . . . . . .   9
       2.4.2.  ECS ->CSP - Update Identity (Push)  . . . . . . . . .   9
       2.4.3.  ECS ->CSP - Delete Identity (Push)  . . . . . . . . .   9
       2.4.4.  ECS ->CSP - SSO Pull  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
   3.  SCIM use cases  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
     3.1.  Change of the ownership of a file . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
     3.2.  Migration of the identities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     3.3.  Single Sign-On (SSO) Service  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
     3.4.  Provisioning of the user accounts for a Community of
           Interest (CoI)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     3.5.  Transfer of attributes to a relying party web site  . . .  14
     3.6.  Change notification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
   4.  Security considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
   5.  IANA considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
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