The Heartbeat Extension provides a new protocol for TLS/DTLS
allowing the usage of keep-alive functionality without performing
a renegotiation and a basis for path maximum transmission unit
(PMTU) discovery for DTLS.
Working Group Summary
The is broad working group support for this document.
The document has been reviewed by the transport area directorate
and feedback from that review was incorporated into the document.
Several implementations are planned to enhance the support for
DTLS to protect management and other UDP protocols.
Joe Salowey (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the document shepherd.
Sean Turner (email@example.com) is the Responsible Area Director.