15-day Public Review for KMIP V1.1 Committee Specification and Note drafts

The OASIS Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) TC [1] members have recently approved two Committee Specification Drafts (CSD) and two Committee Note Drafts (CND) and submitted these drafts for 15-day public review:

Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.1
Committee Specification Draft 02 / Public Review Draft 02
14 May 2012

Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.1
Committee Specification Draft 02 / Public Review Draft 02
14 May 2012

Key Management Interoperability Protocol Usage Guide Version 1.1
Committee Note Draft 02 / Public Review Draft 02
14 May 2012

Key Management Interoperability Protocol Test Cases Version 1.1
Committee Note Draft 02 / Public Review Draft 02
14 May 2012

Specification Overview:

The KMIP Specification V1.1 CSPRD02 is the normative description of objects, operations and attributes for this version of the OASIS Key Management Interoperability Protocol.

The KMIP Profile V1.1 CSPRD02 is the normative description of conformance profiles for this version of the OASIS Key Management Interoperability Protocol.

The KMIP Usage Guide V1.1 CSD.02 provides illustrative information regarding the implementation of solutions using the objects, operations and attributes for this version of the OASIS Key Management Interoperability Protocol.

The KMIP Test Cases V1.1 CSD.02 is the illustrative description of test cases for objects, operations and attributes for this version of the OASIS Key Management Interoperability Protocol.

TC Description:

The OASIS KMIP TC works to define a single, comprehensive protocol for communication between encryption systems and a broad range of new and legacy enterprise applications, including email, databases, and storage devices. By removing redundant, incompatible key management processes, KMIP will provide better data security while at the same time reducing expenditures on multiple products.

Public Review Period:

The public review starts 4 June 2012 and ends 19 June 2012.

This is an open invitation to comment. OASIS solicits feedback from potential users, developers and others, whether OASIS members or not, for the sake of improving the interoperability and quality of its technical work.

URIs:

The complete packages of the prose specification and note documents and related
files are available in the ZIP distribution file at:

Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 1.1
http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/download.php/46154/kmip-spec-v1.1-c...

Key Management Interoperability Protocol Profiles Version 1.1
http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/download.php/46155/kmip-profiles-v1...

Key Management Interoperability Protocol Usage Guide Version 1.1
http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/download.php/46157/kmip-ug-v1.1-cnp...

Key Management Interoperability Protocol Test Cases Version 1.1
http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/download.php/46156/kmip-testcases-v...

The resolution log for comments received in the prior public review announced 22 January 2012 is available at:
http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/download.php/46158/KMIP-TC-Public-R...

Additional information about the specification and the OASIS Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) TC may be found at the TC's public home page:

https://www.oasis-open.org/committees/kmip/

Comments may be submitted to the TC by any person through the use of the OASIS TC Comment Facility which can be located via the button labeled "Send A Comment" at the top of the TC public home, or directly at:

https://www.oasis-open.org/committees/comments/index.php?wg_abbrev=kmip

Comments submitted by TC non-members for this work and for other work of this TC are publicly archived and can be viewed at:

http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/kmip-comment/

All comments submitted to OASIS are subject to the OASIS Feedback License, which ensures that the feedback you provide carries the same obligations at least as the obligations of the TC members. In connection with this public review of KMIP V1.1 Committee Specification and Note drafts, we call your attention to the OASIS IPR Policy [2] applicable especially [3] to the work of this technical committee. All members of the TC should be familiar with this document, which may create obligations regarding the disclosure and availability of a member's patent, copyright, trademark and license rights that read on an approved OASIS specification.

OASIS invites any persons who know of any such claims to disclose these if they may be essential to the implementation of the above specification, so that notice of them may be posted to the notice page for this TC's work.

========== Additional references:

[1] OASIS Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) TC
https://www.oasis-open.org/committees/kmip/

[2] http://www.oasis-open.org/who/intellectualproperty.php

[3] http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/kmip/ipr.php
RF on RAND Mode
https://www.oasis-open.org/policies-guidelines/ipr#s10.2.2

Associated TC: 
Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP)