draft-ietf-tls-http-upgrade reissued

The secretariat didn't forward this announcement to this list, so I

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
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.

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	"get draft-ietf-tls-http-upgrade-05.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 06:42:24 UTC