eXtensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML) XML Media Type
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Network Working Group                                         R. Sinnema
Internet-Draft                                                  E. Wilde
Intended status: Informational                           EMC Corporation
Expires: December 20, 2013                                 June 18, 2013

    eXtensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML) XML Media Type
                   draft-sinnema-xacml-media-type-05

Abstract

   This specification registers an XML-based media type for the
   eXtensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML).

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   Online access to all versions and files is available on github [2].

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
   2.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
     2.1.  XACML Media Type application/xacml+xml  . . . . . . . . . . 3
   3.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
   4.  Change Log  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
     4.1.  From -04 to -05 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
     4.2.  From -03 to -04 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
     4.3.  From -02 to -03 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
     4.4.  From -01 to -02 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
     4.5.  From -00 to -01 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
     4.6.  Versions prior to I-D -00 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
   5.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
   Appendix A.  Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

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1.  Introduction

   The eXtensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML) [XACML-3]
   defines an architecture and a language for access control
   (authorization).  The language consists of requests, responses, and
   policies.  Clients sends a request to a server to query whether a
   given action should be allowed.  The server evaluates the request
   against the available policies and returns a reponse.  The policies
   implement the organization's access control requirements.

2.  IANA Considerations

   This specification registers an XML-based media type for the
   eXtensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML) that will be
   registered with the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA)
   following the "Media Type Specifications and Registration Procedures"
   [RFC6838].  The XACML media type represents an XACML request,
   response, or policy in the XML-based format defined by the core XACML
   specification [XACML-3].

2.1.  XACML Media Type application/xacml+xml

   This specification requests the registration of an XML-based media
   type for the eXtensible Access Control Markup Language (XACML).

2.1.1.  Media Type Name

   application

2.1.2.  Subtype Name
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