IPP> FW: I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-tls-http-upgrade-02.txt

IPP> FW: I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-tls-http-upgrade-02.txt

IPP> FW: I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-tls-http-upgrade-02.txt

Manros, Carl-Uno B cmanros at cp10.es.xerox.com
Fri Aug 20 01:09:01 EDT 1999


All,

This is the latest version of the upgrade to TLS over HTTP proposal to which
we have a reference is our IPP/1.1 Encoding & transport document. I expect
that this is now ready for IESG review.

Carl-Uno

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Subject: I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-tls-http-upgrade-02.txt


A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts
directories.
This draft is a work item of the Transport Layer Security Working Group of
the IETF.

	Title		: Upgrading to TLS Within HTTP/1.1
	Author(s)	: R. Khare, S. Lawrence
	Filename	: draft-ietf-tls-http-upgrade-02.txt
	Pages		: 13
	Date		: 18-Aug-99
	
This memo explains how to use the Upgrade mechanism in HTTP/1.1 to
initiate Transport Layer Security (TLS) over an existing TCP
connection. This allows unsecured and secured HTTP traffic to share
the same well known port (in this case, http: at 80 rather than
https: at 443). It also enables 'virtual hosting,' so a single HTTP
+ TLS server can disambiguate traffic intended for several hostnames
at a single IP address. 
Since HTTP/1.1[1] defines Upgrade as a hop-by-hop mechanism, this
memo also documents the HTTP CONNECT method for establishing
end-to-end tunnels across HTTP proxies. Finally, this memo
establishes new IANA registries for public HTTP status codes, as
well as public or private Upgrade product tokens.

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