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Network Working Group C. Alaettinoglu Request for Comments: 2754 USC/ISI Category: Informational C. Villamizar Avici Systems R. Govindan USC/ISI January 2000 RPS IANA Issues Status of this Memo This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Distribution of this memo is unlimited. Copyright Notice Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2000). All Rights Reserved. Abstract RPS Security [2] requires certain RPSL [1] objects in the IRR to be hierarchically delegated. The set of objects that are at the root of this hierarchy needs to be created and digitally signed by IANA. This paper presents these seed objects and lists operations required from IANA. 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 RFC 2119. 1 Initial Seed A public key of IANA needs to be distributed with the software implementations of Distributed Routing Policy System [3]. An initial set of seed objects are needed to be signed with this key. The following transaction (the transaction format is defined in [3]) contains these objects and is signed by this key: Alaettinoglu, et al. Informational [Page 1]
RFC 2754 RPS IANA Issues January 2000 mntner: mnt-iana descr: iana's maintainer admin-c: JKR1 tech-c: JKR1 upd-to: JKRey@ISI.EDU mnt-nfy: JKRey@ISI.EDU auth: pgpkey-7F6AA1B9 mnt-by: mnt-iana referral-by: mnt-iana source: IANA key-cert: pgpkey-7F6AA1B9 method: pgp owner: iana-root (est. Nov 98) <iana@iana.org> fingerpr: 71 09 2E 37 71 B8 0A 9C 3B 28 98 B4 F1 21 13 BB certif: # this is the real IANA key + -----BEGIN PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK----- + Version: 2.6.2 + + mQCNAzZJ52sAAAEEAJ//C01YnlaGuXyrC16V7FphkRvBmcNU22TPOzrKnKjnWjH5 + sJ5UQnGOpyhDc796gqBjY+lTLvPB9sFGJPWgxfNk2JQaxxLTD+tfqSsiURc/srpp + XohFAVR/fez8MOecISwvNpFh5VADuFuoNi7ZLuOwVTC4tM5RU0NJa8l/aqG5AAUR + tCdpYW5hLXJvb3QgKGVzdC4gTm92IDk4KSA8aWFuYUBpYW5hLm9yZz4= + =sF4q + -----END PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK----- mnt-by: mnt-iana source: IANA repository: IANA repository-cert: PGPKEY-88BAC849 query-address: http://www.iana.org response-auth-type: none submit-address: http://www.iana.org submit-auth-type: none expire: 0000 04:00:00 heartbeat-interval: 0000 01:00:00 admin-c: JKR1 tech-c: JKR1 mnt-by: mnt-iana source: IANA Alaettinoglu, et al. Informational [Page 2]
RFC 2754 RPS IANA Issues January 2000 as-block: AS0 - AS65535 descr: as number space country: us admin-c: JKR1 tech-c: JKR1 status: UNALLOCATED source: IANA mnt-by: mnt-iana mnt-lower: mnt-iana inetnum: - netname: Internet descr: ip number space country: us admin-c: JKR1 tech-c: JKR1 status: UNALLOCATED source: IANA mnt-by: mnt-iana mnt-lower: mnt-iana timestamp: 19991001 01:00:00 +00:00 signature: + -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- + Version: 2.6.2 + + iQCVAwUBOAd3YENJa8l/aqG5AQFVdAP9Ho2TSLGXiDi6v1McsKY4obO32EtP44Jv + tpNWiRRz47WIpMBmzUrQajBDNNXzwq9r9mGC75Pg0MMwTDfvA47o6mnIGdT9XyZz + s9HlDGOqhklIjHOxXFDrBiz3u7eWEf3vmDCXt6UYg9lUtRKefkWtR5wD1Q1zDMSc + 7Ya7PE6X8SU= + =sAft + -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- The above text has no extra white space characters at the end of each line, and contains no tab characters. All blank line sequences contain only a single blank line. The page break in the text is also a single blank line. In this case, we assumed that IANA runs its own repository. However this is not a requirement. Instead, it may publish this transaction with an existing routing registry. 2 IANA Assignments Each time IANA makes an assignment, it needs to create inetnum and as-block objects as appropriate and digitally sign them using the key in its key-cert object. For example: Alaettinoglu, et al. Informational [Page 3]
RFC 2754 RPS IANA Issues January 2000 as-block: AS0 - AS500 descr: arin's space country: us status: ALLOCATED source: iana delegated: arin mnt-by: mnt-iana inetnum: - netname: Internet portion descr: ip number space country: us status: ALLOCATED source: iana delegated: arin mnt-by: mnt-iana 3 Creating Routing Repositories To enable a new routing repository, a repository object, a maintainer object and a key-cert object need to be created and digitally signed by IANA. For example: mntner: mnt-ripe descr: RIPE's maintainer auth: <ripe's choice> mnt-by: mnt-ripe referral-by: mnt-iana admin-c: . . . tech-c: . . . upd-to: . . . mnt-nfy: . . . source: RIPE key-cert: pgpkey-979979 method: pgp owner: . . . fingerpr: . . . certif: # this key is for illustration only + -----BEGIN PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK----- + Version: PGP for Personal Privacy 5.0 + + . . . + -----END PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK----- mnt-by: mnt-ripe source: RIPE Alaettinoglu, et al. Informational [Page 4]
RFC 2754 RPS IANA Issues January 2000 repository: RIPE query-address: whois://whois.ripe.net response-auth-type: PGPKEY-23F5CE35 # pointer to key-cert object response-auth-type: none remarks: you can request rsa signature on queries remarks: PGP required on submissions submit-address: mailto://auto-dbm@ripe.net submit-address: rps-query://whois.ripe.net:43 submit-auth-type: pgp-key, crypt-pw, mail-from remarks: these are the authentication types supported mnt-by: maint-ripe-db expire: 0000 04:00:00 heartbeat-interval: 0000 01:00:00 ... remarks: admin and technical contact, etc source: RIPE This very first transaction of a new repository is placed in the new repository, not in the IANA repository. 4 Security Considerations Routing policy system security document [2] defines an hierarchical authorization model for objects stored in the routing registries. This document specifies the seed objects and the actions need to be taken by IANA to maintain the root of that authorization hierarchy. 5 IANA Considerations This whole document is for detailed consideration by IANA. References [1] Alaettinoglu, C., Bates, T., Gerich, E., Karrenberg, D., Meyer, D., Terpstra, M. and C. Villamizar, "Routing Policy Specification Language (RPSL)", RFC 2622, June 1999. [2] Villamizar, C., Alaettinouglu, C., Meyer, D., Murphy, S. and C. Orange, "Routing Policy System Security", RFC 2725, December 1999. [3] Villamizar, C., Alaettinouglu, C., Govindan, R. and D. Meyer, "Distributed Routing Policy System", Work in Progress. Alaettinoglu, et al. Informational [Page 5]
RFC 2754 RPS IANA Issues January 2000 6 Authors' Addresses Cengiz Alaettinoglu USC Information Sciences Institute EMail: cengiz@isi.edu Curtis Villamizar Avici Systems EMail: curtis@avici.com Ramesh Govindan USC Information Sciences Institute EMail: govindan@isi.edu 7 Notices The IETF takes no position regarding the validity or scope of any intellectual property or other rights that might be claimed to pertain to the implementation or use of the technology described in this document or the extent to which any license under such rights might or might not be available; neither does it represent that it has made any effort to identify any such rights. Information on the IETF's procedures with respect to rights in standards-track and standards-related documentation can be found in BCP-11. Copies of claims of rights made available for publication and any assurances of licenses to be made available, or the result of an attempt made to obtain a general license or permission for the use of such proprietary rights by implementors or users of this specification can be obtained from the IETF Secretariat. The IETF invites any interested party to bring to its attention any copyrights, patents or patent applications, or other proprietary rights which may cover technology that may be required to practice this standard. Please address the information to the IETF Executive Director. Alaettinoglu, et al. Informational [Page 6]
RFC 2754 RPS IANA Issues January 2000 8 Full Copyright Statement Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2000). All Rights Reserved. This document and translations of it may be copied and furnished to others, and derivative works that comment on or otherwise explain it or assist in its implementation may be prepared, copied, published and distributed, in whole or in part, without restriction of any kind, provided that the above copyright notice and this paragraph are included on all such copies and derivative works. However, this document itself may not be modified in any way, such as by removing the copyright notice or references to the Internet Society or other Internet organizations, except as needed for the purpose of developing Internet standards in which case the procedures for copyrights defined in the Internet Standards process must be followed, or as required to translate it into languages other than English. The limited permissions granted above are perpetual and will not be revoked by the Internet Society or its successors or assigns. This document and the information contained herein is provided on an "AS IS" basis and THE INTERNET SOCIETY AND THE INTERNET ENGINEERING TASK FORCE DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTY THAT THE USE OF THE INFORMATION HEREIN WILL NOT INFRINGE ANY RIGHTS OR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Acknowledgement Funding for the RFC Editor function is currently provided by the Internet Society. Alaettinoglu, et al. Informational [Page 7]