[rfc-dist] RFC 6678 on Requirements for a Tunnel-Based Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) Method

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        RFC 6678

        Title:      Requirements for a Tunnel-Based Extensible 
                    Authentication Protocol (EAP) Method 
        Author:     K. Hoeper, S. Hanna,
                    H. Zhou, J. Salowey, Ed.
        Status:     Informational
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       July 2012
        Mailbox:    khoeper at motorolasolutions.com, 
                    shanna at juniper.net, 
                    hzhou at cisco.com,
                    jsalowey at cisco.com
        Pages:      23
        Characters: 54446
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-emu-eaptunnel-req-09.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6678.txt

This memo defines the requirements for a tunnel-based Extensible
Authentication Protocol (EAP) Method.  This tunnel method will use
Transport Layer Security (TLS) to establish a secure tunnel.  The
tunnel will provide support for password authentication, EAP
authentication, and the transport of additional data for other
purposes.  This document is not an Internet Standards Track 
specification; it is published for informational purposes.

This document is a product of the EAP Method Update Working Group of the IETF.

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