The Multiple-Path Authentication of Kerberos (MPAKER)

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (cat WG)
Authors Lein Harn  , Yongnan Xu 
Last updated 1998-01-13
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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This draft proposes an authentication scheme that improves the efficiency and security without losing features of the standard Kerberos and other extension schemes. Instead of completely replacing those schemes, the new scheme can be integrated with them to provide multiple-path authentication for Kerberos.


Lein Harn (
Yongnan Xu (

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