RFC 8879

TLS Certificate Compression, December 2020

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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Authors:
A. Ghedini
V. Vasiliev
Stream:
IETF
Source:
tls (sec)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC8879

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Abstract

In TLS handshakes, certificate chains often take up the majority of the bytes transmitted.

This document describes how certificate chains can be compressed to reduce the amount of data transmitted and avoid some round trips.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.


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