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I-D ACTION:draft-petke-remote-pass-auth-00.txt

From: Jim Whitehead <ejw@ics.uci.edu>
Date: Tue, 20 May 1997 10:19:25 -0700
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To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org

A potentially relevant authentication technology.

- Jim

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>       Title     : Remote Passphrase Authentication
>       Author(s) : G. Brown
>       Filename  : draft-petke-remote-pass-auth-00.txt
>       Pages     : 40
>       Date      : 05/19/1997
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>Remote Passphrase Authentication provides a way to authenticate a user to a
>service by using a pass phrase over an insecure network, without revealing
>the pass phrase to eavesdroppers. In addition, the service need not know
>and does not learn the user's pass phrase, making this scheme useful in
>distributed environments where it would be difficult or inappropriate to
>trust a service with a pass phrase database or to allow the server to learn
>enough to masquerade as the user in a future authentication attempt.
>
>This scheme was inspired by Dave Raggett's Mediated Digest Authentication,
>draft-ietf-http-mda-00.txt.
>
>This specification is divided into five parts. Part Zero contains an
>extended introduction to the problem and potential solutions. Part One
>explains the mechanism. Part Two explains how to incorporate the mechanism
>into HTTP. Part Three explains the protocol between the service and deity.
>Part Four explains the GSS-API token formats. Feel free to start with Part
>One; Part Zero provides background information and is not a prerequisite
>for Part One.
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Received on Tuesday, 20 May 1997 13:22:09 GMT

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