RFC 4484

Trait-Based Authorization Requirements for the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP), August 2006

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4484.txt
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Authors:
J. Peterson
J. Polk
D. Sicker
H. Tschofenig
Stream:
IETF
Source:
sipping (rai)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC4484

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Abstract

This document lays out a set of requirements related to trait-based authorization for the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP). While some authentication mechanisms are described in the base SIP specification, trait-based authorization provides information used to make policy decisions based on the attributes of a participant in a session. This approach provides a richer framework for authorization, as well as allows greater privacy for users of an identity system. This memo provides information for the Internet community.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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