SAML Profile for the Metadata Query Protocol
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Network Working Group                                      I. Young, Ed.
Internet-Draft                                               Independent
Intended status: Informational                            April 24, 2015
Expires: October 26, 2015

              SAML Profile for the Metadata Query Protocol
                      draft-young-md-query-saml-04

Abstract

   This document profiles the Metadata Query Protocol
   [I-D.young-md-query] for use with SAML metadata [SAML2Meta].

   This document is a product of the Research and Education Federations
   (REFEDS) Working Group process.

Editorial Note (To be removed by RFC Editor before publication)

   Discussion of this draft takes place on the MDX mailing list
   (mdx@lists.iay.org.uk), which is accessed from [MDX.list].

   XML versions, latest edits and the issues list for this document are
   available from [md-query].

   The changes in this draft are summarized in Appendix A.5.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
     1.1.  Notation and Conventions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   2.  Request Profile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     2.1.  Content Type  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     2.2.  Identifiers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
       2.2.1.  Unique Identifier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
       2.2.2.  Transformed Identifier  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
       2.2.3.  Additional Identifiers  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   3.  Response Profile  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     3.1.  Response Cardinality  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
       3.1.1.  No Entity Descriptors Returned  . . . . . . . . . . .   5
       3.1.2.  One Entity Descriptor Returned  . . . . . . . . . . .   5
       3.1.3.  More Than One Entity Descriptor Returned  . . . . . .   5
   4.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     4.1.  Integrity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   5
     4.2.  Use of SHA-1 in Transformed Identifiers . . . . . . . . .   6
   5.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
   6.  Acknowledgements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   6
   7.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     7.1.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
     7.2.  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   7
   Appendix A.  Change Log (to be removed by RFC Editor before
                publication) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     A.1.  draft-young-md-query-saml-00  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     A.2.  Since draft-young-md-query-saml-00  . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     A.3.  Since draft-young-md-query-saml-01  . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     A.4.  Since draft-young-md-query-saml-02  . . . . . . . . . . .   9
     A.5.  Since draft-young-md-query-saml-03  . . . . . . . . . . .   9

1.  Introduction

   This document profiles the Metadata Query Protocol
   [I-D.young-md-query] for use with SAML metadata [SAML2Meta].

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   The Research and Education Federations group ([REFEDS]) is the voice
   that articulates the mutual needs of research and education identity
   federations worldwide.  It aims to represent the requirements of
   research and education in the ever-growing space of access and
   identity management.

   From time to time REFEDS will wish to publish a document in the
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