Requirements for Generic Resilient Identity Services in Identity Enabled Networks
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Network Working Group                             P. Pillay-Esnault, Ed.
Internet-Draft                                                  A. Clemm
Intended status: Informational                                    Huawei
Expires: September 14, 2017                                 D. Farinacci
                                                             lispers.net
                                                                D. Meyer
                                                                 Brocade
                                                          March 13, 2017

Requirements for Generic Resilient Identity Services in Identity Enabled
                                Networks
                     draft-padma-ideas-req-grids-00

Abstract

   This document describes requirements for the Generic Resilient
   Identity Services infrastructure for Identity-Enabled Networks.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   2.  Specification of Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.  Definition of Terms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   4.  Background  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
   5.  Requirements for Generic Resilient Identity Services (GRIDS)    5
     5.1.  Mapping Services  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     5.2.  Identity Services and Identifiers . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
     5.3.  Subscription Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     5.4.  Distribution and Redundancy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     5.5.  Scale and Performance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     5.6.  GRIDS Security  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
     5.7.  Ability to support multiple instances . . . . . . . . . .  11
     5.8.  GRIDS Extensions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
       5.8.1.  Grouping Support  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
       5.8.2.  Metadata Support  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  12
   6.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   7.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   8.  Contributors  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   9.  Acknowledgments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   10. References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     10.1.  Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
     10.2.  Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  13
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  14

1.  Introduction

   This document specifies requirements for Generic Resilient ID
   Services (GRIDS) that provide a cornerstone of Identity-Enabled
   Networks.  GRIDS includes services to maintain mappings between
   Identifiers and Locators and to resolve mappings by Identifier.  In
   addition, GRIDS includes services to manage the lifecycle of
   Identifiers as used in an Identity-Enabled Network, specifically
   services to register Identifiers.

   There are additional services that GRIDS can be extended with.
   Examples include services to maintain metadata about endpoints that
   are referenced by Identifiers as well as support for Identity-based
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