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AW: Radius-Geopriv: Whose location?
i suspect that this mail was in response to joel's comment.
the radius-geopriv document covers user locations. i also agree with you
that it is important that the aaa server makes authorization decisions based
on the users location information.
> > Requested change:
> > Decide whether this document is intended to provide
> subscriber location
> > (which is rarely directly useful for AAA), or access
> device / network
> > location information.
> It is ok with me if this document solely handles NAS
> location, so that we
> can (quickly) create another document to handle user
> it is not accurate to say that user location is rarely useful for AAA.
> There are now shipping products that support location-based access
> Some scenarios in which this is used:
> a. High security installations, where access is only permitted within
> restricted areas.
> b. Manufacturing, where it is important to track the location
> of people
> and parts.
> c. Medical, where it is important to know the location of medical
> d. E911, where the location of an emergency call is
> determined by the AP,
> and provided to the RADIUS server.
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