Terminology related to TLS and DTLS
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WG TLS                                               Jens Guballa (ed.)
Internet Draft                                 Juergen Stoetzer-Bradler
Intended status: Informational                                    Nokia
Expires: April 2017                                             He Bing
                                           Alcatel-Lucent Shanghai Bell
                                                        October 4, 2016

                    Terminology related to TLS and DTLS
                   draft-guballa-tls-terminology-05.txt

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Abstract

   Purpose of this RFC is to provide a central place of all key terms
   as used by the various RFCs on protocols TLS and DTLS.

Table of Contents

   1. Introduction...................................................4
      1.1. Background and motivation - Status of (D)TLS terminology..4
      1.2. Purpose...................................................4
      1.3. Scope.....................................................4
      1.4. Relation with Internet Security Glossary..................4
      1.5. Disclaimer................................................5
   2. Conventions used in this document..............................5
      2.1. Prescriptive language: modal verbs........................5
      2.2. Notion of '(D)TLS'........................................5
      2.3. Additional terminology....................................5
      2.4. Abbreviations used........................................5
   3. Inventory of (D)TLS terms......................................6
      3.1. Terminology related to endpoint entities..................6
         3.1.1. Term "(D)TLS endpoint"...............................6
         3.1.2. Term "(D)TLS protocol implementation"................6
      3.2. Terminology related to session/connection entities........7
         3.2.1. Term "(D)TLS connection".............................7
         3.2.2. Term "Semi-permannt (D)TLS session"..................7
         3.2.3. Term "Transient (D)TLS session"......................8
         3.2.4. Term "(D)TLS session"................................8
         3.2.5. Term "DTLS association"..............................9
      3.3. Terminology related to session/connection endpoint entities
      ..............................................................10
         3.3.1. Term "(D)TLS connection endpoint"...................10
         3.3.2. Term "(D)TLS connection endpoint identifier"........10
         3.3.3. Term "(D)TLS client connection endpoint"............11
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