mTLS with NGINX and NodeJS

An example on two parties authenticating each other

Judith Freiberger
Jun 10 · 6 min read

Usually identity verification is handled by SSL/TLS when communicating securely over the internet or another network. It only verifies the server’s identity. Clients are authenticated at a different level by the server, in most cases on the application layer.

Photo by Bernard Hermant on Unsplash