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Deep Thoughts on Network Onboarding Challenges

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Author Eliot Lear
Last updated 2021-09-10 (Latest revision 2021-03-09)
Replaces draft-lear-iotops-onboard-intr
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With various onboarding methods being built out, one aspect that has been overlooked is the trust relationship between the deployment and the manufacturer. This document asks questions about how that trust should be established, and how it can be leveraged.


Eliot Lear

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