Addition of Shared Key Authentication to Transport Layer Security (TLS)
draft-ietf-tls-passauth-00

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (tls WG)
Last updated 1996-11-22
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at
https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-ietf-tls-passauth-00.txt

Abstract

This document presents a shared-key authentication mechanism for the TLS protocol. It is intended to allow TLS clients to authenticate using a secret key (such as a password) shared with either the server or a third-party authentication service. The security of the secret authentication key is augmented by its integration into the normal SSL/TLS server authentication/key exchange mechanism.

Authors

Daniel Simon (dansimon@microsoft.com)

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