Certificate Extensions and Attributes Supporting Authentication in Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) and Wireless Local Area Networks (WLAN)
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <email@example.com>, RFC Editor <firstname.lastname@example.org>, pkix mailing list <email@example.com>, pkix chair <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Protocol Action: 'Certificate Extensions and Attributes Supporting Authentication in PPP and Wireless LAN' to Proposed Standard The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Certificate Extensions and Attributes Supporting Authentication in PPP and Wireless LAN ' <draft-ietf-pkix-wlan-extns-06.txt> as a Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Public-Key Infrastructure (X.509) Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Steve Bellovin and Tim Polk. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-pkix-wlan-extns-06.txt
Technical Summary Certificates have to be flagged for particular uses. Thus, an email certificate can't be used for code-signing. This document describes how to mark a certificate for PPP and Wireless LAN authentication. Working Group Summary There was working group consensus to advance this document. Protocol Quality The document was reviewed for the IESG by Steve Bellovin.