[rfc-dist] RFC 5217 on Memorandum for Multi-Domain Public Key Infrastructure Interoperability

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        RFC 5217

        Title:      Memorandum for Multi-Domain Public Key 
                    Infrastructure Interoperability 
        Author:     M. Shimaoka, Ed.,
                    N. Hastings, R. Nielsen
        Status:     Informational
        Date:       July 2008
        Mailbox:    m-shimaoka at secom.co.jp, 
                    nelson.hastings at nist.gov, 
                    nielsen_rebecca at bah.com
        Pages:      29
        Characters: 64814
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-shimaoka-multidomain-pki-13.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5217.txt

The objective of this document is to establish a terminology
framework and to suggest the operational requirements of Public Key
Infrastructure (PKI) domain for interoperability of multi-domain
Public Key Infrastructure, where each PKI domain is operated under a
distinct policy.  This document describes the relationships between
Certification Authorities (CAs), provides the definition and
requirements for PKI domains, and discusses typical models of
multi-domain PKI.  This memo provides information for the 
Internet community.

INFORMATIONAL: This memo provides information for the Internet community.
It does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Distribution of
this memo is unlimited.

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