RFC 8782

Distributed Denial-of-Service Open Threat Signaling (DOTS) Signal Channel Specification, May 2020

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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Authors:
T. Reddy.K, Ed.
M. Boucadair, Ed.
P. Patil
A. Mortensen
N. Teague
Stream:
IETF
Source:
dots (sec)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC8782

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Abstract

This document specifies the Distributed Denial-of-Service Open Threat Signaling (DOTS) signal channel, a protocol for signaling the need for protection against Distributed Denial-of-Service (DDoS) attacks to a server capable of enabling network traffic mitigation on behalf of the requesting client.

A companion document defines the DOTS data channel, a separate reliable communication layer for DOTS management and configuration purposes.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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