Last Call Review of draft-ietf-dime-overload-reqs-10

Request Review of draft-ietf-dime-overload-reqs
Requested rev. no specific revision (document currently at 13)
Type Last Call Review
Team Security Area Directorate (secdir)
Deadline 2013-09-24
Requested 2013-08-08
Other Reviews Genart Last Call review of -10 by David Black (diff)
Genart Telechat review of -12 by David Black (diff)
Review State Completed
Reviewer Carl Wallace
Review review-ietf-dime-overload-reqs-10-secdir-lc-wallace-2013-09-12
Posted at
Reviewed rev. 10 (document currently at 13)
Review result Has Nits
Draft last updated 2013-09-12
Review completed: 2013-09-12


I have reviewed this document as part of the security directorate's
ongoing effort to review all IETF documents being processed by the IESG.
These comments were written primarily for the benefit of the security area
directors. Document editors and WG chairs should treat these comments just
like any other last call comments.

This document describes the limitations of the existing Diameter overload
mechanisms and provides requirements for new overload management
mechanisms.  The document is very well written and clear.  I had just two

1) The last sentence of Requirement 13 is a bit hard to parse.

2) Requirement 31 requires indication of overload at specified
granularities (realm, application, node).  Should overload status
mechanisms have similar granularity requirements (see requirements 10 or