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RFC 2246

"The TLS Protocol Version 1.0", January 1999

Canonical URL:
http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2246.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Obsoleted by:
RFC 4346
Updated by:
RFC 3546, RFC 5746, RFC 6176
Authors:
T. Dierks
C. Allen
Stream:
IETF
Source:
tls (sec)

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Abstract

This document specifies Version 1.0 of the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol. The TLS protocol provides communications privacy over the Internet. The protocol allows client/server applications to communicate in a way that is designed to prevent eavesdropping, tampering, or message forgery. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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