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RFC 2817

"Upgrading to TLS Within HTTP/1.1", May 2000

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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Updates:
RFC 2616
Updated by:
RFC 7230, RFC 7231
Authors:
R. Khare
S. Lawrence
Stream:
IETF
Source:
tls (sec)

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Abstract

This memo explains how to use the Upgrade mechanism in HTTP/1.1 to initiate Transport Layer Security (TLS) over an existing TCP connection. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


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