RFC 6961

The Transport Layer Security (TLS) Multiple Certificate Status Request Extension, June 2013

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6961.txt
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Author:
Y. Pettersen
Stream:
IETF
Source:
tls (sec)

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DOI:  http://dx.doi.org/10.17487/RFC6961

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Abstract

This document defines the Transport Layer Security (TLS) Certificate Status Version 2 Extension to allow clients to specify and support several certificate status methods. (The use of the Certificate Status extension is commonly referred to as "OCSP stapling".) Also defined is a new method based on the Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) that servers can use to provide status information about not only the server's own certificate but also the status of intermediate certificates in the chain.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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