Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Datagram Transport Layer Security (DTLS) Heartbeat Extension
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From: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: IETF-Announce <email@example.com> Cc: RFC Editor <firstname.lastname@example.org>, tls mailing list <email@example.com>, tls chair <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Protocol Action: 'Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Datagram Transport Layer Security (DTLS) Heartbeat Extension' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-tls-dtls-heartbeat-04.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Datagram Transport Layer Security (DTLS) Heartbeat Extension' (draft-ietf-tls-dtls-heartbeat-04.txt) as a Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Transport Layer Security Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Sean Turner and Stephen Farrell. A URL of this Internet Draft is: http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-tls-dtls-heartbeat/
Technical Summary The Heartbeat Extension provides a new protocol for TLS/DTLS allowing the usage of keep-alive functionality without performing a renegotiation and a basis for path maximum transmission unit (PMTU) discovery for DTLS. Working Group Summary The is broad working group support for this document. Document Quality The document has been reviewed by the transport area directorate and feedback from that review was incorporated into the document. Several implementations are planned to enhance the support for DTLS to protect management and other UDP protocols. Personnel Joe Salowey (email@example.com) is the document shepherd. Sean Turner (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the Responsible Area Director.