Distributed Denial-of-Service Open Threat Signaling (DOTS) Signal Channel Specification, September 2021
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- PROPOSED STANDARD
- RFC 8782
- M. Boucadair, Ed.
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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.
This document obsoletes RFC 8782.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 8729.