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Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 2.1

Public Review of Committee Specification 01

28 August 2020


The members of the OASIS Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) Technical Committee approved submitting Key Management Interoperability Protocol Specification Version 2.1 Committee Specification 01 to the OASIS membership as a candidate for OASIS Standard on 27 July 2020. See the ballot at https://www.oasis-open.org/committees/ballot.php?id=3516.


The Committee Specification now enters the required 60-day public review that precedes the call for consent.

Public Review Dates:

The public review starts 28 August 2020 at 00:00 UTC and ends 26 October 2020 23:59 UTC.

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For more information on submitting comments to the TC, please see the Public Comment License section below. Additional information about the specification and the KMIP TC can be found at the TC's public home page: https://www.oasis-open.org/committees/kmip/

URIs of Committee Specification 01:

https://docs.oasis-open.org/kmip/kmip-spec/v2.1/cs01/kmip-spec-v2.1-cs01.docx (Authoritative)



Technical Committee:

OASIS Key Management Interoperability Protocol (KMIP) TC


Tony Cox (tony.cox@cryptsoft.com), Cryptsoft Pty Ltd.

Judith Furlong (Judith.Furlong@dell.com), Dell


Tony Cox (tony.cox@cryptsoft.com), Cryptsoft Pty Ltd.

Charles White (chuck@fornetix.com), Fornetix

Timeline Summary:

         Approved as a candidate for OASIS Standard 27 July 2020: https://www.oasis-open.org/committees/ballot.php?id=3516

         Committee Specification 01 approved 07 May 2020: https://www.oasis-open.org/committees/ballot.php?id=3502

         30-day public review opened 12 February 2020 and closed on 13 March 2020: https://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/kmip/202002/msg00005.html

o   Comment resolution log: https://docs.oasis-open.org/kmip/kmip-spec/v2.1/csprd01/kmip-spec-v2.1-csprd01-comment-resolution-log.txt

         Committee Specification Draft 02 approved 06 February 2020: https://wiki.oasis-open.org/kmip/MeetingMinutes/6Feb2020

         Committee Specification Draft 01 approved 12 December 2019: https://wiki.oasis-open.org/kmip/MeetingMinutes/12Dec2019



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