Security - (Proxy|N-tier|Impersonation) authentication

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1 - About

A proxy identification occurs when you are authorized to login in a software on behalf of an other.

Proxy Authentication is also known as N-tier authentication.

Impersonation is a feature which permit to establish a session on behalf of a user without employing the user's password.