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Datagram Transport Layer Security (DTLS) Extension to Establish Keys for Secure Real-time Transport Protocol (SRTP)

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors Eric Rescorla , David McGrew
Last updated 2007-07-16 (Latest revision 2007-03-06)
Replaced by RFC 5764
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Stream Stream state (No stream defined)
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-avt-dtls-srtp
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


The Secure Real-time Transport Protocol (SRTP) is a profile of the Real-time Transport Protocol that can provide confidentiality, message authentication, and replay protection to the RTP traffic and to the control traffic for RTP, the Real-time Transport Control Protocol (RTCP). This document describes a method of using DTLS key management for SRTP by using a new extension that indicates that SRTP is to be used for data protection, and which establishes SRTP keys.


Eric Rescorla
David McGrew

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