HTTPbis Working GroupJ. Reschke
Internet-Draftgreenbytes
Intended status: InformationalMay 2, 2011
Expires: November 3, 2011

Initial Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Authentication Scheme Registrations

draft-ietf-httpbis-authscheme-registrations-01

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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Editorial Note (To be removed by RFC Editor)

Discussion of this draft should take place on the HTTPBIS working group mailing list (ietf-http-wg@w3.org), which is archived at <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/ietf-http-wg/>.

The current issues list is at <http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/query?component=authscheme-registrations> and related documents (including fancy diffs) can be found at <http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/>.

The changes in this draft are summarized in Appendix B.1.


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

[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-14 (work in progress), April 2011.
[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.

A. Initial Registry Contents

Authentication Scheme NameReference
Basic[RFC2617], Section 2
Digest[RFC2617], Section 3

B. Change Log (to be removed by RFC Editor before publication)

B.1. Since draft-ietf-httpbis-authscheme-registrations-00

Update draft-ietf-httpbis-p7-auth reference.

Author's Address

Julian F. Reschke
greenbytes GmbH
Hafenweg 16
Muenster, NW 48155
Germany
Email: julian.reschke@greenbytes.de
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