RFC 8833

Application-Layer Protocol Negotiation (ALPN) for WebRTC, January 2021

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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Author:
M. Thomson
Stream:
IETF
Source:
rtcweb (art)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC8833

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Abstract

This document specifies two Application-Layer Protocol Negotiation (ALPN) labels for use with Web Real-Time Communication (WebRTC). The "webrtc" label identifies regular WebRTC: a DTLS session that is used to establish keys for the Secure Real-time Transport Protocol (SRTP) or to establish data channels using the Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) over DTLS. The "c-webrtc" label describes the same protocol, but the peers also agree to maintain the confidentiality of the media by not sharing it with other applications.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.