Post-Handshake Authentication in TLS

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Authors Nick Sullivan  , Martin Thomson  , Mike Bishop 
Last updated 2017-02-06 (latest revision 2016-08-05)
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This document describes a mechanism for performing post-handshake certificate-based authentication in Transport Layer Security (TLS) versions 1.3 and later. This includes both spontaneous and solicited authentication of both client and server.


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