HTTPbis Working Group J. Reschke
Internet-Draft greenbytes
Intended status: Informational November 1, 2010
Expires: May 5, 2011

Initial Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Authentication Scheme Registrations
draft-ietf-httpbis-authscheme-registrations-latest

Abstract

This document registers Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) authentication schemes which have been defined in standards-track RFCs before the IANA HTTP Authentication Scheme Registry was established.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction

This document registers Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) authentication schemes which have been defined in standards-track RFCs before the IANA HTTP Authentication Scheme Registry was established.

2. Security Considerations

There are no security considerations related to the registration itself.

3. IANA Considerations

Appendix A provides initial registrations of HTTP authentication schemes for the IANA HTTP Authentication Scheme registry at <http://www.iana.org/assignments/http-authschemes> (see Section 2.1 of [draft-ietf-httpbis-p7-auth]).

4. Normative References

[RFC2617] Franks, J., Hallam-Baker, P., Hostetler, J., Lawrence, S., Leach, P., Luotonen, A., and L. Stewart, “HTTP Authentication: Basic and Digest Access Authentication”, RFC 2617, June 1999.
[draft-ietf-httpbis-p7-auth] Fielding, R., Ed., Gettys, J., Mogul, J., Frystyk, H., Masinter, L., Leach, P., Berners-Lee, T., Lafon, Y., Ed., and J. Reschke, Ed., “HTTP/1.1, part 7: Authentication”, Internet-Draft draft-ietf-httpbis-p7-auth-latest (work in progress), October 2010.

Author's Address

Julian F. Reschkegreenbytes GmbHHafenweg 16Muenster, NW 48155GermanyEmail: URI: http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/

A. Initial Registry Contents

Authentication Scheme Name Reference
Basic [RFC2617], Section 2
Digest [RFC2617], Section 3