[rfc-dist] RFC 5216 on The EAP-TLS Authentication Protocol

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        RFC 5216

        Title:      The EAP-TLS Authentication Protocol 
        Author:     D. Simon, B. Aboba, R. Hurst
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       March 2008
        Mailbox:    dansimon at microsoft.com, 
                    bernarda at microsoft.com, 
                    rmh at microsoft.com
        Pages:      34
        Characters: 71599
        Obsoletes:  RFC2716

        I-D Tag:    draft-simon-emu-rfc2716bis-13.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5216.txt

The Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP), defined in RFC 3748,
provides support for multiple authentication methods.  Transport
Layer Security (TLS) provides for mutual authentication,
integrity-protected ciphersuite negotiation, and key exchange between
two endpoints.  This document defines EAP-TLS, which includes support for
certificate-based mutual authentication and key derivation.

This document obsoletes RFC 2716.  A summary of the changes between
this document and RFC 2716 is available in Appendix A.  [STANDARDS TRACK]

This document is a product of the EAP Method Update Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

STANDARDS TRACK: This document specifies an Internet standards track
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