RFC 2078

Generic Security Service Application Program Interface, Version 2, January 1997

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2078.txt
File formats:
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Obsoletes:
RFC 1508
Obsoleted by:
RFC 2743
Author:
J. Linn
Stream:
IETF
Source:
cat (sec)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC2078

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Abstract

The Generic Security Service Application Program Interface (GSS-API), as defined in RFC-1508, provides security services to callers in a generic fashion, supportable with a range of underlying mechanisms and technologies and hence allowing source-level portability of applications to different environments. [STANDARDS-TRACK]


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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