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PacketCable Security Ticket Control Sub-Option for the DHCP CableLabs Client Configuration (CCC) Option



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Network Working Group                                           P. Duffy
Request for Comments: 3594                                 Cisco Systems
Category: Standards Track                                 September 2003


            PacketCable Security Ticket Control Sub-Option
       for the DHCP CableLabs Client Configuration (CCC) Option


Status of this Memo

   This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the
   Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for
   improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the "Internet
   Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the standardization state
   and status of this protocol.  Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

   Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2003).  All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

   This document defines a new sub-option for the DHCP CableLabs Client
   Configuration (CCC) Option.  This new sub-option will be used to
   direct CableLabs Client Devices (CCDs) to invalidate security tickets
   stored in CCD non volatile memory (i.e., locally persisted security
   tickets).

1.   Conventions used in this document

   The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT",
   "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" in this
   document are to be interpreted as described in BCP 14, RFC 2119 [2].

2.   Terminology

   Definitions of terms/acronyms used throughout this document:

   CCC - CableLabs Client Configuration option, described in [1].

   CCD - CableLabs Client Device.  A PacketCable MTA is an example of a
         CCD.

   STC - Security Ticket Control.  The CCC sub-option described in this
         document.





Duffy                       Standards Track


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