BCP 212

RFC 8252

OAuth 2.0 for Native Apps, October 2017

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/bcp/bcp212.txt
File formats:
Plain TextPDF
Status:
BEST CURRENT PRACTICE
Updates:
RFC 6749
Authors:
W. Denniss
J. Bradley
Stream:
IETF
Source:
oauth (sec)

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Abstract

OAuth 2.0 authorization requests from native apps should only be made through external user-agents, primarily the user's browser. This specification details the security and usability reasons why this is the case and how native apps and authorization servers can implement this best practice.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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