The Transport Layer Security (TLS) Multiple Certificate Status Request 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: 'The TLS Multiple Certificate Status Request Extension' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-tls-multiple-cert-status-extension-08.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'The TLS Multiple Certificate Status Request Extension' (draft-ietf-tls-multiple-cert-status-extension-08.txt) as 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-multiple-cert-status-extension/
Technical Summary This document defines the Transport Layer Security (TLS) Certificate Status Version 2 Extension to allow clients to specify and support multiple certificate status methods. Also defined is a new method based on the Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) that servers can use to provide status information not just about the server's own certificate, but also the status of intermediate certificates in the chain. Working Group Summary In general working group consensus was smooth. There were no major sticking points. Document Quality There are a number of implementers who plan to implement this protocol extension. Personnel Shepherd - Joe Salowey; AD - Sean Turner.