[rfc-dist] RFC 6613 on RADIUS over TCP

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        RFC 6613

        Title:      RADIUS over TCP 
        Author:     A. DeKok
        Status:     Experimental
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       May 2012
        Mailbox:    aland at freeradius.org
        Pages:      16
        Characters: 37646
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-radext-tcp-transport-09.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6613.txt

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.

This document is a product of the RADIUS EXTensions Working Group of the IETF.


EXPERIMENTAL: This memo defines an Experimental Protocol for the
Internet community.  It does not specify an Internet standard of any
kind. Discussion and suggestions for improvement are requested.
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