RFC 7918

Transport Layer Security (TLS) False Start, August 2016

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7918.txt
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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Authors:
A. Langley
N. Modadugu
B. Moeller
Stream:
IETF
Source:
tls (sec)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC7918

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Abstract

This document specifies an optional behavior of Transport Layer Security (TLS) client implementations, dubbed "False Start". It affects only protocol timing, not on-the-wire protocol data, and can be implemented unilaterally. A TLS False Start reduces handshake latency to one round trip.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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