SSH Transport Layer Protocol

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (tls WG)
Author Tatu Ylonen 
Last updated 1996-06-14
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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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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