RFC 3436

Transport Layer Security over Stream Control Transmission Protocol, December 2002

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc3436.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Authors:
A. Jungmaier
E. Rescorla
M. Tuexen
Stream:
IETF
Source:
tsvwg (tsv)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC3436

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Abstract

This document describes the usage of the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol, as defined in RFC 2246, over the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP), as defined in RFC 2960 and RFC 3309. The user of TLS can take advantage of the features provided by SCTP, namely the support of multiple streams to avoid head of line blocking and the support of multi-homing to provide network level fault tolerance. Additionally, discussions of extensions of SCTP are also supported, meaning especially the support of dynamic reconfiguration of IP- addresses. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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