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Structure of the GSS Negotiation Loop

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Author Benjamin Kaduk
Last updated 2014-07-21 (Latest revision 2014-01-14)
Replaced by RFC 7546
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This document specifies the generic structure of the negotiation loop to establish a GSS security context between initiator and acceptor. The control flow of the loop is indicated for both parties, including error conditions, and indications are given for where application- specific behavior must be specified.


Benjamin Kaduk

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