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1. (WO2018219455) MANAGEMENT OF ENCRYPTED NETWORK TRAFFIC

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/219455    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/063223
Publication Date: Fri Dec 07 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Thu Jun 01 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: H04L 12/14
Applicants: TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)
Inventors: FORESTI, Franco
GOCHI GARCIA, Ibon
MUÑOZ DE LA TORRE ALONSO, Miguel Angel
Title: MANAGEMENT OF ENCRYPTED NETWORK TRAFFIC
Abstract:
A network node (200) and associated method for use as a Policy Control Enforcement Function, PCEF, (102) or a Traffic Detection Function, TDF, (104) for managing Internet Protocol, IP, traffic in a telecommunications network, the network node comprising: a receiver (204) configured to receive a session establishment message from a User Equipment, UE, the session establishment message for establishing a session between the UE and a web server hosting a URL which the UE requests; an extractor (214) configured to extract from the session establishment message data indicative of the requested URL; and a query manager (216) configured to generate a query based on the extracted data and to control a transmitter (202) to transmit the generated query to a further network node configured to provide policy data specifying how IP traffic between a UE and the web server should be managed, wherein the receiver is further configured to receive, from the further network node, policy data relating to the requested URL and for use in management of subsequent IP traffic between the UE and the web server hosting the requested URL.