[rfc-dist] RFC 6347 on Datagram Transport Layer Security Version 1.2

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        RFC 6347

        Title:      Datagram Transport Layer Security Version 1.2 
        Author:     E. Rescorla, N. Modadugu
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       January 2012
        Mailbox:    ekr at rtfm.com, 
                    nagendra at cs.stanford.edu
        Pages:      32
        Characters: 73546
        Obsoletes:  RFC4347

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-tls-rfc4347-bis-06.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6347.txt

This document specifies version 1.2 of the Datagram Transport Layer
Security (DTLS) protocol.  The DTLS protocol provides communications
privacy for datagram protocols.  The protocol allows client/server
applications to communicate in a way that is designed to prevent
eavesdropping, tampering, or message forgery.  The DTLS protocol is
based on the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol and provides
equivalent security guarantees.  Datagram semantics of the underlying
transport are preserved by the DTLS protocol.  This document
updates DTLS 1.0 to work with TLS version 1.2.  [STANDARDS-TRACK]

This document is a product of the Transport Layer Security Working Group of the IETF.

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
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Official Protocol Standards (STD 1) for the standardization state and
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