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RFC 9149: TLS Ticket Requests

Tommy Pauly, David Schinazi, Christopher A. Wood
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). 2022.
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TLS session tickets enable stateless connection resumption for clients without server-side, per-client state. Servers vend an arbitrary number of session tickets to clients, at their discretion, upon connection establishment. Clients store and use tickets when resuming future connections. This document describes a mechanism by which clients can specify the desired number of tickets needed for future connections. This extension aims to provide a means for servers to determine the number of tickets to generate in order to reduce ticket waste while simultaneously priming clients for future connection attempts.

Research Areas

Network Security, Protocol Design