RFC 6613

RADIUS over TCP, May 2012

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6613.txt
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Status:
EXPERIMENTAL
Updated by:
RFC 7930
Author:
A. DeKok
Stream:
IETF
Source:
radext (ops)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC6613

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Abstract

The Remote Authentication Dial-In User Server (RADIUS) protocol has, until now, required the User Datagram Protocol (UDP) as the underlying transport layer. This document defines RADIUS over the Transmission Control Protocol (RADIUS/TCP), in order to address handling issues related to RADIUS over Transport Layer Security (RADIUS/TLS). It permits TCP to be used as a transport protocol for RADIUS only when a transport layer such as TLS or IPsec provides confidentiality and security. This document defines an Experimental Protocol for the Internet community.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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