JSON Web Token (JWT) Profile for OAuth 2.0 Client Authentication and Authorization Grants (RFC7523)
Publication Date: 2015-May-20
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term used to describe intermediate credentials that represent the resource owner authorization. An authorization grant is used by the client to obtain an access token. Several authorization grant types are defined to support a wide range of client types and user experiences. OAuth also allows for the definition of new extension grant types to support additional clients or to provide a bridge between OAuth and other trust frameworks. Finally, OAuth allows the
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) M. Jones Request for Comments: 7523 Microsoft Category: Standards Track B. Campbell ISSN: 2070-1721 Ping Identity C. Mortimore Salesforce May 2015
JSON Web Token (JWT) Profile for OAuth 2.0 Client Authentication and Authorization Grants
This specification defines the use of a JSON Web Token (JWT) Bearer Token as a means for requesting an OAuth 2.0 access token as well as for client authentication.
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RFC 7523 OAuth JWT Assertion Profiles May 2015
Table of Contents
1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
1.1. Notational Conventions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
1.2. Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
2. HTTP Paramete...