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draft-ietf-tls-http-upgrade reissued

From: Scott Lawrence <lawrence@agranat.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2000 09:31:16 -0500
To: "IETF HTTP List" <http-wg@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Message-ID: <001701bf5852$b07feec0$954768c0@oyster.agranat.com>
The secretariat didn't forward this announcement to this list, so I
will.

The only change from version -04 is the addition of the standard
boilerplate and references  regarding the keywords (MUST, SHOULD,
MAY, etc).

A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts
directories.
This draft is a work item of the Transport Layer Security Working
Group of the IETF.

	Title		: Upgrading to TLS Within HTTP/1.1
	Author(s)	: R. Khare, S. Lawrence
	Filename	: draft-ietf-tls-http-upgrade-05.txt
	Pages		: 13
	Date		: 05-Jan-00

This memo explains how to use the Upgrade mechanism in HTTP/1.1 to
initiate Transport Layer Security (TLS) over an existing TCP
connection. This allows unsecured and secured HTTP traffic to share
the same well known port (in this case, http: at 80 rather than
https: at 443). It also enables 'virtual hosting,' so a single HTTP
+ TLS server can disambiguate traffic intended for several hostnames
at a single IP address.
Since HTTP/1.1[1] defines Upgrade as a hop-by-hop mechanism, this
memo also documents the HTTP CONNECT method for establishing
end-to-end tunnels across HTTP proxies. Finally, this memo
establishes new IANA registries for public HTTP status codes, as
well as public or private Upgrade product tokens.

A URL for this Internet-Draft is:
http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-tls-http-upgrade-05.t
xt

Internet-Drafts are also available by anonymous FTP. Login with the
username
"anonymous" and a password of your e-mail address. After logging in,
type "cd internet-drafts" and then
	"get draft-ietf-tls-http-upgrade-05.txt".

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or ftp://ftp.ietf.org/ietf/1shadow-sites.txt


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Scott Lawrence      Director of R & D        <lawrence@agranat.com>
Agranat Systems   Embedded Web Technology   http://www.agranat.com/
Received on Thursday, 6 January 2000 14:35:08 EST

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