Generic Security Service Application Program Interface, Version 2, January 1997
- File formats:
- PROPOSED STANDARD
- RFC 1508
- Obsoleted by:
- RFC 2743
- J. Linn
- cat (sec)
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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.