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1. (WO2018137239) AUTHENTICATION METHOD, AUTHENTICATION SERVER, AND CORE NETWORK EQUIPMENT

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/137239    International Application No.:    PCT/CN2017/072741
Publication Date: Fri Aug 03 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Jan 27 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: H04W 12/06
Applicants: HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
华为技术有限公司
Inventors: CHEN, Jing
陈璟
PAN, Kai
潘凯
LI, He
李赫
Title: AUTHENTICATION METHOD, AUTHENTICATION SERVER, AND CORE NETWORK EQUIPMENT
Abstract:
The present application relates to an authentication method, the method comprising: an authentication server receiving a first request from core network equipment, the first request comprising the identifier of user equipment (UE); the authentication server selecting, according to the equipment identifier, an extensible authentication protocol (EAP) equipment identifier authentication manner for the UE, and performing EAP equipment identifier authentication on the UE on the basis of the selected manner. The authentication method provided by the embodiments of the present invention can be adapted to multiple authentication modes, can support user equipment of various credential types, thereby overcoming the shortcoming in the prior art that equipment identifier authentication manners are limited to a set class.