An architecture for authorization in constrained environments

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Authors Stefanie Gerdes  , Ludwig Seitz  , Göran Selander  , Carsten Bormann 
Last updated 2019-04-25 (latest revision 2018-10-22)
Replaces draft-seitz-ace-problem-description, draft-gerdes-ace-actors
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Constrained-node networks are networks where some nodes have severe constraints on code size, state memory, processing capabilities, user interface, power and communication bandwidth (RFC 7228). This document provides terminology, and identifies the elements that an architecture needs to address, providing a problem statement, for authentication and authorization in these networks.


Stefanie Gerdes (
Ludwig Seitz (
Göran Selander (
Carsten Bormann (

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