[rfc-dist] RFC 6961 on The Transport Layer Security (TLS) Multiple Certificate Status Request Extension

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        RFC 6961

        Title:      The Transport Layer Security (TLS) 
                    Multiple Certificate Status Request Extension 
        Author:     Y. Pettersen
        Status:     Standards Track
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       June 2013
        Mailbox:    yngve at spec-work.net
        Pages:      10
        Characters: 21473
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:   None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-tls-multiple-cert-status-extension-08.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc6961.txt

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.

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

This is now a Proposed Standard.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
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