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Re: Deja vu Again
On Wednesday, June 26, 2002, at 05:00 , Eliot Lear wrote:
1. Are we talking WSDL/SOAP/XML or something a bit less layered? A
lot of the tools do SOAP/XML.
Deployed switches and routers with XML configuration support various
The one that I keep hearing operator interest in is XML/SSHv2.
2. What's the security model? A little SSL with client-side
certificates? SASL/TLS? How does that map to what people are doing
today, which is Radius or TACACS+? How does it relate to USM?
See above. Doesn't include any of the acronyms you mention.
3. What precisely *is* the access method? Is it HTTP? Is it BEEP?
Is it both? Neither? HTTP has the nice property that any old browser
will do the job. BEEP has the nice property that it's not HTTP ;-) and
can be used in a P2P way. Shades of IPP and IMS arguments come to mind.
See above. Presumably there is also some tiny amount of other glue
beyond XML and SSHv2, but I'm lead to believe there isn't much other
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