Telnet Authentication and Encryption: GSSAPI Option

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Authors James Galvin  , David Balenson  , Sandra Murphy 
Last updated 1996-02-07
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The Telnet Authentication and Encryption Option provides a framework for the passing of authentication information through the TELNET session. This document specifies how the Generic Security Service Application Program Interface (GSSAPI) uses the framework to establish the security services of authentication and integrity for a Telnet session.


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