RE: Client certificate authentication
- From: jetan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx ("Jeffrey Tan[MSFT]")
- Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2007 05:52:08 GMT
Sorry for letting you wait. I have discussed this issue with one SSL
developer, below is his comment:
"That means the client did not even send a certificate. The protocol allows
SSL3: The client sends a no certificate alert.
TLS: The client sends a certficate message with 0 length (i.e, no
The handshake will succeed in this case but cert mapping will obviously
If you have a sniff, then I'd be happy to take a look to confirm.
I agree that the documentation is somewhat lacking and will open a doc bug
to address this."
So, can you provide the network sniff of this issue? Thanks.
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