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Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Schema for Storing Salted Challenge Response Authentication Mechanism (SCRAM) Secrets (RFC5803)

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Original Publication Date: 2010-Jul-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2010-Nov-07
Document File: 8 page(s) / 8K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

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A. Melnikov: AUTHOR

Abstract

1. Overview

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                       A. Melnikov Request for Comments: 5803                                 Isode Limited Category: Informational                                        July 2010 ISSN: 2070-1721

  Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) Schema for Storing Salted       Challenge Response Authentication Mechanism (SCRAM) Secrets

Abstract

   This memo describes how the "authPassword" Lightweight Directory    Access Protocol (LDAP) attribute can be used for storing secrets used    by the Salted Challenge Response Authentication Message (SCRAM)    mechanism in the Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL)    framework.

Status of This Memo

   This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is    published for informational purposes.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force    (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has    received public review and has been approved for publication by the    Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Not all documents    approved by the IESG are a candidate for any level of Internet    Standard; see Section 2 of RFC 5741.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at    http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc5803.

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   Copyright (c) 2010 IETF Trust and the persons identified as the    document authors.  All rights reserved.

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 Melnikov                      Informational                     [Page 1]
 RFC 5803          LDAP Schema for Storing SCRAM Secrets        July 2010

 Table of Contents

   1. Overview ........................................................2    2. Conventions Used in This Document ...............................3    3. Security Considerations .........................................3    4. Acknowledgements ................................................4    5. Normative References ............................................4

1.  Overview

   This document describes how the authPassword LDAP attribute    [AUTHPASS] can be used for storing secrets used by [SCRAM] Simple    Aut...