Mutual Authentication Protocol for HTTP
draft-ietf-httpauth-mutual-01

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Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (httpauth WG)
Authors Yutaka Oiwa  , Hajime Watanabe  , Hiromitsu Takagi  , Tatsuya Hayashi  , Yuichi Ioku 
Last updated 2014-04-24 (latest revision 2013-10-21)
Replaces draft-oiwa-httpbis-mutualauth
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https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-ietf-httpauth-mutual-01.txt

Abstract

This document specifies a mutual authentication method for the Hyper- text Transfer Protocol (HTTP). This method provides a true mutual authentication between an HTTP client and an HTTP server using password-based authentication. Unlike the Basic and Digest authentication methods, the Mutual authentication method specified in this document assures the user that the server truly knows the user's encrypted password.

Authors

Yutaka Oiwa (mutual-auth-contact-ml@aist.go.jp)
Hajime Watanabe
Hiromitsu Takagi
Tatsuya Hayashi
Yuichi Ioku

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