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Client Authentication

Client authentication is the process of authenticating a client to a service. That is, simply to say who they are. When the client is on the same machine, and sockets are used for communication, then you can simply ask the OS who the client is, and they can reliably and quickly tell you.

Client authentication is often and easily confused with ClientAuthorization.