The Secure Shell (SSH) Session Channel Break Extension
RFC 4335

Approval announcement
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    RFC Editor <>, 
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Subject: Protocol Action: 'Secure Shell (SSH) Session Channel 
         Break Extension' to Proposed Standard 

The IESG has approved the following document:

- 'Secure Shell (SSH) Session Channel Break Extension '
   <draft-ietf-secsh-break-05.txt> as a Proposed Standard

This document is the product of the Secure Shell Working Group. 

The IESG contact persons are Sam Hartman and Tim Polk.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:

Technical Summary
    The Session Channel Break Extension provides a means to send a BREAK
    signal over a Secure Shell (SSH) terminal session.

Working Group Summary
    The consensus of the working group was to publish this as a
    standards-track document.
Protocol Quality
    This extension is a replacement for vendor-specific hacks which
    provide the same functionality.  There are known to be multiple
    interoperable implementations of this extension and substantial

 This specification was reviewed by Sam Hartman for the IESG.

Note to RFC Editor
Section 1: add reference
   "The Secure Shell (SSH) session channel"
   "The Secure Shell (SSH) [5] session channel"

Section 3: The parameter is always present
old:    BREAK-length parameter is 0 or not present, the BREAK SHOULD be
new:    BREAK-length parameter is 0, the BREAK SHOULD be