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JSON Web Token (JWT) Profile for OAuth 2.0 Client Authentication and Authorization Grants (RFC7523) Disclosure Number: IPCOM000241653D
Original Publication Date: 2015-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-May-20
Document File: 24 page(s) / 26K

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M. Jones: AUTHOR [+3]


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

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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.

Status of This Memo

   This is an Internet Standards Track document.

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Jones, et al.                Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 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...