RFC 7616

HTTP Digest Access Authentication, September 2015

Canonical URL:
https://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc7616.txt
File formats:
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Status:
PROPOSED STANDARD
Obsoletes:
RFC 2617
Authors:
R. Shekh-Yusef, Ed.
D. Ahrens
S. Bremer
Stream:
IETF
Source:
httpauth (sec)

Cite this RFC: TXT  |  XML

DOI:  10.17487/RFC7616

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Abstract

The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) provides a simple challenge- response authentication mechanism that may be used by a server to challenge a client request and by a client to provide authentication information. This document defines the HTTP Digest Authentication scheme that can be used with the HTTP authentication mechanism.


For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.

For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.


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