Server authentication is where network traffic is encrypted. When a client connects to the server, the client verifies the identity of the server. When using this mode, a client can be sure that it is talking to a trusted server, but the server does not know the identity of the client.
Server authentication is the default mode, and the following settings are required:
Parent topic: Scenarios
- The server must have a key store configured to provide the identity of the server.
- The client must have a trust store configured to provide a means to validate the identity of the server.