RFC 6042

Transport Layer Security (TLS) Authorization Using KeyNote, October 2010

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6042.txt
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Author:
A. Keromytis
Stream:
INDEPENDENT

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DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17487/RFC6042

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Abstract

This document specifies the use of the KeyNote trust-management system as an authorization extension in the Transport Layer Security (TLS) Handshake Protocol, according to guidelines in RFC 5878. Extensions carried in the client and server hello messages confirm that both parties support the desired authorization data types. Then, if supported by both the client and the server, KeyNote credentials are exchanged in the supplemental data handshake message. This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is published for informational purposes.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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