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Enhancements for Authenticated Identity Management in the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (sip WG)
Expired & archived
Author Jon Peterson
Last updated 2015-10-14 (Latest revision 2002-07-05)
Replaced by RFC 4474
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status (None)
Additional resources Mailing list discussion
Stream WG state WG Document
Document shepherd (None)
IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-sip-identity
Action Holders
Consensus boilerplate Unknown
Telechat date (None)
Responsible AD Allison J. Mankin
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The existing mechanisms for expressing identity in the Session Initiation Protocol oftentimes do not permit an administrative domain to verify securely the identity of the originator of a request. This document recommends practices and conventions for authenticating end users, and proposes a way to distribute secure authenticated identities within SIP messages.


Jon Peterson

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