Client certificate

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In cryptography, a client certificate is a type of digital certificate that is used by client systems to make authenticated requests to a remote server.[1] Client certificates play a key role in many mutual authentication designs, providing strong assurances of a requester's identity.

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  1. ^ Dierks, T.; Rescorla, E. (August 2008). RFC 5246. sec. 7.4.4. doi:10.17487/RFC5246. https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5246#section-7.4.4. Retrieved 29 October 2014.