[TLS] Passive TLS Clients - Reverse Connections

Mohamad Badra <mbadra@gmail.com> Sun, 15 December 2013 00:41 UTC

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Dear All,

I've submitted the following document to enable a TLS connection from a
server to a client after the initial handshake is complete.

Comments are welcome!
Best regards,
Badra

Filename:        draft-badra-tls-passive-client
Revision:        00
Title:           Passive Transport Layer Security (TLS) Clients
Creation date:   2013-12-15
Group:           Individual Submission
Number of pages: 3
URL:
http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-badra-tls-passive-client-00.txt
Status:
http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-badra-tls-passive-client
Htmlized:
http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-badra-tls-passive-client-00


Abstract:
   This document describes a technique for a Transport Layer Security
   (TLS) server to initiate a TLS connection to a TLS client.  This is
   accomplished by the TLS client listening on a port number sent from
   the client to the server during the initial TLS Handshake.  This
   document defines a TLS extension for conveying a port number from the
   client to the server.