[rfc-dist] RFC 3767 on Securely Available Credentials Protocol

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        RFC 3767

        Title:      Securely Available Credentials Protocol
        Author(s):  S. Farrell, Ed.
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       June 2004
        Mailbox:    stephen.farrell at cs.tcd.ie
        Pages:      25
        Characters: 49552
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:    None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-sacred-protocol-bss-09.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3767.txt


This document describes a protocol whereby a user can acquire
cryptographic credentials (e.g., private keys, PKCS #15 structures)
from a credential server, using a workstation that has locally
trusted software installed, but with no user-specific
configuration.  The protocol's payloads are described in XML.  This
memo also specifies a Blocks Extensible Exchange Protocol (BEEP)
profile of the protocol.  Security requirements are  met by mandating
support for TLS and/or DIGEST-MD5 (through BEEP). 

This document is a product of the Securely Available Credentials
Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for
the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the
"Internet Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the
standardization state and status of this protocol.  Distribution
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