The IESG has received a request from the Host Identity Protocol WG (hip) to consider the following document: - 'Host Identity Protocol Architecture' <draft-ietf-hip-rfc4423-bis-18.txt> as Informational RFC
The IESG plans to make a decision in the next few weeks, and solicits final comments on this action. Please send substantive comments to the i...@ietf.org mailing lists by 2018-02-26. Exceptionally, comments may be sent to i...@ietf.org instead. In either case, please retain the beginning of the Subject line to allow automated sorting. Abstract This memo describes a new namespace, the Host Identity namespace, and a new protocol layer, the Host Identity Protocol, between the internetworking and transport layers. Herein are presented the basics of the current namespaces, their strengths and weaknesses, and how a new namespace will add completeness to them. The roles of this new namespace in the protocols are defined. This document obsoletes RFC 4423 and addresses the concerns raised by the IESG, particularly that of crypto agility. It incorporates lessons learned from the implementations of RFC 5201 and goes further to explain how HIP works as a secure signaling channel. The file can be obtained via https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-hip-rfc4423-bis/ IESG discussion can be tracked via https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-hip-rfc4423-bis/ballot/ No IPR declarations have been submitted directly on this I-D.