Organization Extension for the Extensible Provisioning Protocol (EPP)
RFC 8544

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                           L. Zhou
Request for Comments: 8544                                         CNNIC
Category: Standards Track                                        N. Kong
ISSN: 2070-1721                                               Consultant
                                                                  J. Wei
                                                                  J. Yao
                                                                   CNNIC
                                                                J. Gould
                                                          VeriSign, Inc.
                                                              April 2019

 Organization Extension for the Extensible Provisioning Protocol (EPP)

Abstract

   This document describes an extension to Extensible Provisioning
   Protocol (EPP) object mappings that is designed to support assigning
   an organization to any existing object (domain, host, contact) as
   well as any future objects.

Status of This Memo

   This is an Internet Standards Track document.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force
   (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has
   received public review and has been approved for publication by the
   Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Further information on
   Internet Standards is available in Section 2 of RFC 7841.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,
   and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at
   https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc8544.

Zhou, et al.                 Standards Track                    [Page 1]
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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   2.  Conventions Used in This Document . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   3.  Object Attributes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     3.1.  Organization Identifier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   4.  EPP Command Mapping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
     4.1.  EPP Query Commands  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
       4.1.1.  EPP <check> Command . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
       4.1.2.  EPP <info> Command  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
       4.1.3.  EPP <transfer> Query Command  . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
     4.2.  EPP Transform Commands  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
       4.2.1.  EPP <create> Command  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   8
       4.2.2.  EPP <delete> Command  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
       4.2.3.  EPP <renew> Command . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
       4.2.4.  EPP <transfer> Command  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
       4.2.5.  EPP <update> Command  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  11
   5.  Formal Syntax . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  15
   6.  Internationalization Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
   7.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
     7.1.  XML Namespace . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  18
     7.2.  EPP Extension Registry  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
   8.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
   9.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
     9.1.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  19
     9.2.  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
   Acknowledgments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  21
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  22

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1.  Introduction

   There are many entities, such as registrars, resellers, DNS service
   operators, and privacy proxies, involved in the domain registration
   business.  These kinds of entities are supported in the Extensible
   Provisioning Protocol (EPP) by the "organization" entities in
   [RFC8543].  This document provides a way to associate any EPP object
   such as domain names in [RFC5731], hosts in [RFC5732], and contacts
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