[rfc-dist] RFC 5588 on Generic Security Service Application Program Interface (GSS-API) Extension for Storing Delegated Credentials

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        RFC 5588

        Title:      Generic Security Service Application Program 
                    Interface (GSS-API) Extension for Storing Delegated 
        Author:     N. Williams
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       July 2009
        Mailbox:    Nicolas.Williams at sun.com
        Pages:      7
        Characters: 12434
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-kitten-gssapi-store-cred-04.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5588.txt

This document defines a new function for the Generic Security Service
Application Program Interface (GSS-API), which allows applications to
store delegated (and other) credentials in the implicit GSS-API
credential store.  This is needed for GSS-API applications to use
delegated credentials as they would use other credentials.  

This document is a product of the Kitten (GSS-API Next Generation) Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

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