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I-D ACTION:draft-niemi-sipping-digest-aka-00.txt

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	Title		: HTTP Digest Authentication Using AKA
	Author(s)	: A. Niemi et al.
	Filename	: draft-niemi-sipping-digest-aka-00.txt
	Pages		: 19
	Date		: 22-Feb-02
The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Authentication Framework
includes two authentication schemes: Basic and Digest.  Both schemes
employ a shared secret based mechanism for access authentication.
The Authentication and Key Agreement (AKA) mechanism performs user
authentication and session key distribution in Universal Mobile
Telecommunications System (UMTS) networks.  AKA is a challenge-
response based mechanism that uses symmetric cryptography.  This memo
specifies an AKA based password generation mechanism for HTTP Digest
access authentication.

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