Chapter 1. The 3 “A”s: Authentication, Authorization, Accounting

  1. Madjid Nakhjiri Researcher and Network Architect1 and
  2. Mahsa Nakhjiri Systems Engineer2

Published Online: 3 JAN 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470017465.ch1

AAA and Network Security for Mobile Access: Radius, Diameter, EAP, PKI and IP Mobility

AAA and Network Security for Mobile Access: Radius, Diameter, EAP, PKI and IP Mobility

How to Cite

Nakhjiri, M. and Nakhjiri, M. (2005) The 3 “A”s: Authentication, Authorization, Accounting, in AAA and Network Security for Mobile Access: Radius, Diameter, EAP, PKI and IP Mobility, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470017465.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    Motorola Labs, USA

  2. 2

    Motorola Personal Devices, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 JAN 2006
  2. Published Print: 9 SEP 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470011942

Online ISBN: 9780470017463

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Keywords:

  • American Automobile Association (AAA);
  • authentication concepts;
  • information integrity;
  • identity verification;
  • user authentication and device authentication;
  • supplicant (user)–NAS communications;
  • authorization;
  • authorization messaging;
  • accounting;
  • interim accounting

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Authentication Concepts

  • Authorization

  • Accounting

  • Generic AAA Architecture

  • Conclusions and Further Resources

  • References