[rfc-dist] RFC 4507 on Transport Layer Security (TLS) Session Resumption without Server-Side State

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        RFC 4507

        Title:      Transport Layer Security (TLS) Session 
                    Resumption without Server-Side State 
        Author:     J. Salowey, H. Zhou,
                    P. Eronen, H. Tschofenig
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       May 2006
        Mailbox:    jsalowey at cisco.com, 
                    hzhou at cisco.com, 
                    pasi.eronen at nokia.com,  Hannes.Tschofenig at siemens.com
        Pages:      17
        Characters: 35329
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-salowey-tls-ticket-07.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc4507.txt

This document describes a mechanism that enables the Transport Layer
Security (TLS) server to resume sessions and avoid keeping per-client
session state.  The TLS server encapsulates the session state into a
ticket and forwards it to the client.  The client can subsequently
resume a session using the obtained ticket.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
protocol for the Internet community,and requests discussion and 
suggestions for improvements.Please refer to the current edition of 
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