HTTP Digest Access Authentication (RFC7616)
Original Publication Date: 2015-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Feb-04
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
R. Shekh-Yusef: AUTHOR [+4]
HTTP provides a simple challenge-response authentication mechanism that may be used by a server to challenge a client request and by a client to provide authentication information. This document defines the HTTP Digest Authentication scheme that can be used with the HTTP authentication mechanism.
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) R. Shekh-Yusef, Ed. Request for Comments: 7616 Avaya Obsoletes: 2617 D. Ahrens Category: Standards Track Independent ISSN: 2070-1721 S. Bremer Netzkonform September 2015
HTTP Digest Access Authentication
The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) provides a simple challenge- response authentication mechanism that may be used by a server to challenge a client request and by a client to provide authentication information. This document defines the HTTP Digest Authentication scheme that can be used with the HTTP authentication mechanism.
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RFC 7616 HTTP Digest Access Authentication September 2015
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