HTTP Authentication: Basic and Digest Access Authentication, June 1999
- Canonical URL:
- File formats:
- DRAFT STANDARD
- RFC 2069
- Obsoleted by:
- RFC 7235, RFC 7615, RFC 7616, RFC 7617
- J. Franks
- http (app)
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This document provides the specification for HTTP's authentication framework, the original Basic authentication scheme and a scheme based on cryptographic hashes, referred to as "Digest Access Authentication". [STANDARDS-TRACK]
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.