Poll-Based SET Token Delivery Using HTTP
draft-ietf-secevent-http-poll-00

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Network Working Group                                    A. Backman, Ed.
Internet-Draft                                                    Amazon
Intended status: Standards Track                           M. Jones, Ed.
Expires: October 18, 2018                                      Microsoft
                                                            P. Hunt, Ed.
                                                                  Oracle
                                                            M. Scurtescu
                                                                  Google
                                                               M. Ansari
                                                                   Cisco
                                                              A. Nadalin
                                                               Microsoft
                                                          April 16, 2018

                Poll-Based SET Token Delivery Using HTTP
                    draft-ietf-secevent-http-poll-00

Abstract

   This specification defines how a series of security event tokens
   (SETs) may be delivered to a previously registered receiver using
   HTTP POST over TLS initiated as a poll by the receiver.  The
   specification also defines how delivery can be assured subject to the
   SET Token Receiver's need for assurance.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction and Overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
     1.1.  Notational Conventions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     1.2.  Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   2.  SET Event Stream Protocol . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     2.1.  Event Delivery Process  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     2.2.  Polling Delivery using HTTP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
       2.2.1.  Polling HTTP Request Attributes . . . . . . . . . . .   6
       2.2.2.  Polling HTTP Response Attributes  . . . . . . . . . .   7
       2.2.3.  Poll Request  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
       2.2.4.  Poll Response . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
     2.3.  Error Response Handling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   3.  Authentication and Authorization  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14
     3.1.  Use of Tokens as Authorizations . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
   4.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
     4.1.  Authentication Using Signed SETs  . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
     4.2.  HTTP Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
     4.3.  TLS Support Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
     4.4.  Authorization Token Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . .  16
       4.4.1.  Bearer Token Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . .  16
   5.  Privacy Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
   6.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
   7.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
     7.1.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  17
     7.2.  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
   Appendix A.  Other Streaming Specifications . . . . . . . . . . .  20
   Appendix B.  Acknowledgments  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
   Appendix C.  Change Log . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  22
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