Datagram Transport Layer Security Version 1.2, January 2012
- File formats:
- PROPOSED STANDARD
- RFC 4347
- Obsoleted by:
- RFC 9147
- Updated by:
- RFC 7507, RFC 7905, RFC 8996, RFC 9146
- E. Rescorla
- tls (sec)
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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]
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.