The 'Basic' HTTP Authentication Scheme (RFC7617)
Original Publication Date: 2015-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Feb-04
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
This document defines the "Basic" Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) authentication scheme, which transmits credentials as user-id/ password pairs, encoded using Base64 (HTTP authentication schemes are defined in [RFC7235]).
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) J. Reschke Request for Comments: 7617 greenbytes Obsoletes: 2617 September 2015 Category: Standards Track ISSN: 2070-1721
The 'Basic' HTTP Authentication Scheme
This document defines the "Basic" Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) authentication scheme, which transmits credentials as user-id/ password pairs, encoded using Base64.
Status of This Memo
This is an Internet Standards Track document.
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). Further information on Internet Standards is available in Section 2 of RFC 5741.
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RFC 7617 'Basic' HTTP Authentication Scheme September 2015
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