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authorTimur Pocheptsov <timur.pocheptsov@qt.io>2018-06-04 16:42:13 +0200
committerTimur Pocheptsov <timur.pocheptsov@qt.io>2018-08-09 03:52:02 +0000
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Document the DTLS API
Task-number: QTBUG-68070 Change-Id: Ifd08ecb7c2c1a6dc352952a10ad56259bd1ecf10 Reviewed-by: Paul Wicking <paul.wicking@qt.io> Reviewed-by: MÃ¥rten Nordheim <marten.nordheim@qt.io>
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To disable SSL support in a Qt build, configure Qt with the \c{-no-openssl}
option.
+ \section1 Datagram Transport Layer Security
+
+ Datagram Transport Layer Security (DTLS) is a protocol that enables security
+ for datagram-based applications, providing them with protection against
+ eavesdropping, tampering, or message forgery. The DTLS protocol is based on the
+ stream-oriented Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol. QtNetwork enables
+ the use of DTLS with User Datagram Protocol (UDP), as defined by
+ \l {https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc6347}{RFC 6347}.
+
\section1 Import and Export Restrictions
Due to import and export restrictions in some parts of the world, we