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Transport Layer Security (TLS) Snap Start

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Last updated: 2010-06-18
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This document describes a Transport Layer Security (TLS) extension for eliminating the latency of handshakes when the client has prior knowledge about the server. Unlike resumption, this prior knowledge is not secret and may be obtained from third parties and stored on disk for significant periods of time.


Adam Langley <>

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