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RFC 6331

"Moving DIGEST-MD5 to Historic", July 2011

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Status:
INFORMATIONAL
Obsoletes:
RFC 2831
Author:
A. Melnikov
Stream:
IETF
Source:
kitten (sec)

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Abstract

This memo describes problems with the DIGEST-MD5 Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL) mechanism as specified in RFC 2831. It marks DIGEST-MD5 as OBSOLETE in the IANA Registry of SASL mechanisms and moves RFC 2831 to Historic status. This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is published for informational purposes.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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