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TCP Client Identity Protocol

Document Charter TCP Client Identity Protocol WG (ident)
Title TCP Client Identity Protocol
Last updated 1993-03-15
State Approved
WG State Concluded
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The TCP Client Identity Protocol Working Group is chartered to define
a protocol for returning the identity of the user initiating a TCP
connection. When a client on host A initiates a TCP connection to
host B, host B may query a server on host A to determine the identity
of the client on host A. The primary purpose of this protocol is to
record the identity of requesters initiating a connection.

This work is a clarification and standardization of the Experimental
Protocol currently published as RFC 931.