Use of the GSS-API for Web Security
draft-ietf-wts-gssapi-00

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Last updated 1995-11-06
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active.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-wts-gssapi-00.txt

Abstract

This specification describes a means of using the Generic Security Service Application Program Interface (GSS-API) to secure World Wide Web transactions. Use of the GSS-API enables mutual authentication and data encryption capabilities to be incorporated into Web clients (browsers) and servers in a security technology-independent manner. Such an approach facilitates the use of Web applications in a variety of security environments, and provides a basis for Web applications to negotiate common security mechanisms at run-time.

Authors

Doug Rosenthal (rosenthal@tradewave.com)

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