Ballot Details: Approve submitting KMIP Specification V1.4 CS01 and/or KMIP Profiles V1.4 CS01 as a Candidate OASIS Standards (CLOSED)

Ballot Question Do you approve submitting one or both of the Committee Specifications listed below to the OASIS membership for consideration as Candidate OASIS Standards?
Ballot Description This ballot asks if you approve submitting Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.4 CS01 and Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.4 CS01 to the members of OASIS as Candidate OASIS Standards (COS). Please cast one vote for each Committee Specification below. Your choices for each are Yes (approve), No (disapprove) or Abstain.

Approving these specifications will result in a 60-day public review for each after which, if no comments are received, the COSs will be submitted to a membership-wide call for consent. If comments are received, the TC will be asked to vote by Special Majority Ballot on whether to continue. This is explained in TC Process section 2.8.3 Call for consent for OASIS Standard [4].

This ballot requires a Special Majority Vote [5]. The TC roster currently lists 27 voting members. In order to pass, at least 18 (2/3 x 27) members have to vote Yes and no more than 6 (1/4 x 27) members may vote No.


Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.4 [1] was approved as a Committee Specification on 18 June 2017. The TC has received 3 Statements of Use from Cryptsoft Pty Ltd, P6R Inc. and Hewlett Packard Enterprise [3].

Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.4 [2] was approved as a Committee Specification on 18 June 2017. The TC has received 3 Statements of Use from Cryptsoft Pty Ltd, P6R Inc., and Hewlett Packard Enterprise [3].


[1] URI to KMIP Specification v1.4 CS01: http://docs.oasis-open.org/kmip/spec/v1.4/cs01/kmip-spec-v1.4-cs01.html
Note: a version correcting broken internal cross-references has been loaded to https://www.oasis-open.org/committees/download.php/61243/kmip-spec-v1.4-cs01-r02-markup.docx. This will be used as the source file for the COS.

[2] URI to KMIP Profiles v1.4 CS01: http://docs.oasis-open.org/kmip/profiles/v1.4/cs01/kmip-profiles-v1.4-cs01.html
Note: a version correcting camelCase representation has been loaded to https://www.oasis-open.org/committees/download.php/61246/kmip-profiles-v1.4-cs01-r02-markup.docx. This will be used as the source file for the COS.

[3] Links to Statements of Use

- Cryptsoft Pty Ltd - https://www.oasis-open.org/apps/org/workgroup/kmip/download.php/60994/KMIP-SOU-Cryptsoft-18-Jun-2017.pdf

- P6R Inc. - https://www.oasis-open.org/apps/org/workgroup/kmip/download.php/61007/KMIP-SOU-P6R-18-June-2017-R2.pdf
- Hewlett Packard Enterprise - https://www.oasis-open.org/apps/org/workgroup/kmip/download.php/61016/HPE-SOU-19-June-2017.pdf

[4] https://www.oasis-open.org/policies-guidelines/tc-process-2017-05-26#OScallForConsent

[5] Special Majority Vote: https://www.oasis-open.org/policies-guidelines/oasis-defined-terms-2017-05-26#dSpecialMajority
Ballot Options
VOTING CLOSED: Wednesday, 9 August 2017 @ 11:59 pm UTC
Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.4 - Yes 23 50
Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.4 - No 0 0
Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.4 - Abstain 0 0
Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.4 - Yes 23 50
Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.4 - No 0 0
Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.4 - Abstain 0 0
Open Date Wednesday, 2 August 2017 @ 12:00 am UTC
Close Date Wednesday, 9 August 2017 @ 11:59 pm UTC
Ballot Type Official, as defined by organization policies and procedures

Voting Statistics

Number of votes cast (excluding abstentions) 23
Eligible members who have voted 23 of 27 85.185%
Eligible members who have not voted 4 of 27 14.815%

Voting Summary by Option

Options with highest number of votes are bold
Option # Votes % of Total
Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.4 - Yes 23 50%
Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.4 - No 0 0%
Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.4 - Abstain 0 0%
Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.4 - Yes 23 50%
Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.4 - No 0 0%
Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.4 - Abstain 0 0%

Voting Details

Voter Name Company Vote * Time (UTC) Comments
* Bartell, Jeff Fornetix Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.4 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.4 - Yes 2017-08-03 12:13:00
* Berglas, Anthony Cryptsoft Pty Ltd. Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.4 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.4 - Yes 2017-08-03 00:41:00
* Brand, Joseph Semper Fortis Solutions Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.4 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.4 - Yes 2017-08-03 12:30:00
* Chao, Hai-May Oracle Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.4 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.4 - Yes 2017-08-05 03:09:00
* Chevalier, Tim NetApp Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.4 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.4 - Yes 2017-08-02 14:22:00
* Corlett, Justin Cryptsoft Pty Ltd. Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.4 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.4 - Yes 2017-08-03 05:22:00
* Cox, Tony Cryptsoft Pty Ltd. Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.4 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.4 - Yes 2017-08-02 18:54:00
* Fitzgerald, Indra Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.4 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.4 - Yes 2017-08-02 16:11:00
* Furlong, Judith Dell Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.4 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.4 - Yes 2017-08-02 18:52:00
* Gardner, Gary Fornetix Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.4 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.4 - Yes 2017-08-03 18:16:00
* Gleeson, Susan Oracle Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.4 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.4 - Yes 2017-08-03 21:09:00
* Hudson, Tim Cryptsoft Pty Ltd. Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.4 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.4 - Yes 2017-08-02 20:37:00
* Jain, Nitin SafeNet, Inc. Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.4 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.4 - Yes 2017-08-03 18:54:00
* Joseph, Mark P6R, Inc Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.4 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.4 - Yes 2017-08-02 15:22:00
* Lockhart, Hal Oracle Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.4 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.4 - Yes 2017-08-03 14:06:00
* Lockhart, Robert Thales e-Security Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.4 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.4 - Yes 2017-08-08 06:20:00
* Mooney, Kevin Fornetix Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.4 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.4 - Yes 2017-08-02 14:35:00
* Rich, Bruce Cryptsoft Pty Ltd. Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.4 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.4 - Yes 2017-08-02 14:36:00
* Scott, Greg Cryptsoft Pty Ltd. Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.4 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.4 - Yes 2017-08-02 20:26:00
* Stueve, Gerald Fornetix Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.4 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.4 - Yes 2017-08-02 17:39:00
* Thatcher, Jason Cryptsoft Pty Ltd. Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.4 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.4 - Yes 2017-08-02 23:09:00
* White, Charles Fornetix Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.4 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.4 - Yes 2017-08-02 23:30:00
* Wierenga, Steve Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.4 - Yes, Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.4 - Yes 2017-08-02 20:06:00
* Hillier, Christopher Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) --
* Lee, Sun-ho Hancom Secure, Inc. --
* Leiseboer, John QuintessenceLabs Pty Ltd. --
* Siravara, Radhika Oracle --