TLS Application-Layer Protocol Settings Extension

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Authors David Benjamin  , Victor Vasiliev 
Last updated 2021-03-25 (latest revision 2020-09-21)
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This document describes a Transport Layer Security (TLS) extension for negotiating application-layer protocol settings (ALPS) within the TLS handshake. Any application-layer protocol operating over TLS can use this mechanism to indicate its settings to the peer in parallel with the TLS handshake completion.


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