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claimant

A claimant is an entity in the communication over an authentication protocol, the counter entity is the verifier. The identity and assertions of the claimant are confirmed via the authentication protocol. A claimant acts in favor of the user and performs the necessary functions to allow the user to transmit his authentication data. A typical claimant is a smart card.

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Englisch: claimant
Updated at: 13.08.2014
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