Re: Complexity of SSL (was Re: Closing on shared-key authentication)

Michael Warner wrote:
> If SSL is supposed to be a general
> protocol, why doesn't it support authenticated clients to unauthenticated
> servers ?

  Actually it does.  The "client" can just handshake as a server, and
the "server" can handshake as a client.  There is nothing that
requires the side that does the "accept()" call to be the server
in the handshake.


Jeff Weinstein - Electronic Munitions Specialist
Netscape Communication Corporation -
Any opinions expressed above are mine.

Received on Monday, 14 October 1996 04:04:45 UTC