RFC 2617

HTTP Authentication: Basic and Digest Access Authentication, June 1999

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2617.txt
File formats:
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Status:
DRAFT STANDARD
Obsoletes:
RFC 2069
Obsoleted by:
RFC 7235, RFC 7615, RFC 7616, RFC 7617
Authors:
J. Franks
P. Hallam-Baker
J. Hostetler
S. Lawrence
P. Leach
A. Luotonen
L. Stewart
Stream:
IETF
Source:
http (app)

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DOI:  10.17487/RFC2617

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Abstract

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.


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