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SSH Transport Layer Protocol

Document type: Expired Internet-Draft (tls WG)
Document stream: IETF
Last updated: 1996-06-14
Intended RFC status: Unknown
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IETF State: WG Document
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IESG State: Expired
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This document describes the SSH transport layer protocol. The protocol can be used as a basis for a number of secure network services. It provides strong encryption, mutual authentication, and integrity protection.


Tatu Ylonen <>

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