Document Name: RFC 8120
Document URI: urn:ietf:rfc:8120
Online Version: http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc8120
Organization: Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Series: Request for Comments (RFC)
Abstract: This document specifies an authentication scheme for the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) that is referred to as either the Mutual authentication scheme or the Mutual authentication protocol. This scheme provides true mutual authentication between an HTTP client and an HTTP server using password-based authentication. Unlike the Basic and Digest authentication schemes, the Mutual authentication scheme specified in this document assures the user that the server truly knows the user's encrypted password.



Specified Web Concepts:

HTTP Authentication Schemes

Mutual


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