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Re: BGP Security and PKI Hierarchies (was: Re: Wifi Security)

  • From: George Michaelson
  • Date: Wed Nov 23 21:55:34 2005

On Wed, 23 Nov 2005 16:39:11 -1000
Randy Bush <[email protected]> wrote:

> >> [0] - i'll want the business cert to have the ca bit if i am
> >>       large enough to have internal authorization process, and
> >>       thus want to create and manage different certs for dns,
> >>       billing, ...
> > 
> > We are discussing how we can do subsidiary certificate services like
> > this in APNIC but I think this goes outside of routing policy and
> > into registry business practices which are unlikely to be common
> > for all RIR and NIR in the ways that resource certificates *have*
> > to be.
> if it is not common across registries, and if my certs do not
> work across registries, then something is very very broken,
> and a major pita at the isps', aka your members', expense.
> randy

If you want to see member-certificates which gate access to RIR/NIR
specific services common across all registries, I think you want to get
that onto an RIR meeting agenda Randy.

We currently have no cross-certification activity in member identity.