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The Datagram Transport Layer Security (DTLS) Protocol Version 1.3

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (tls WG)
Authors Eric Rescorla , Hannes Tschofenig , Nagendra Modadugu
Last updated 2017-04-07 (Latest revision 2017-03-13)
Replaced by RFC 9147
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status (None)
Expired & archived
Stream WG state Adopted by a WG
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-tls-dtls13
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


This document specifies Version 1.3 of the Datagram Transport Layer Security (DTLS) protocol. DTLS 1.3 allows client/server applications to communicate over the Internet in a way that is designed to prevent eavesdropping, tampering, and message forgery. The DTLS 1.3 protocol is intentionally based on the Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.3 protocol and provides equivalent security guarantees. Datagram semantics of the underlying transport are preserved by the DTLS protocol.


Eric Rescorla
Hannes Tschofenig
Nagendra Modadugu

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