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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The changes in this draft are summarized in Appendix A.1.
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.¶
There are no security considerations related to the registration itself.¶
The table below provides registrations of HTTP authentication schemes to be added to the IANA HTTP Authentication Scheme registry at <http://www.iana.org/assignments/http-authschemes> (see Section 5.1 of [draft-ietf-httpbis-p7-auth]).¶
|Authentication Scheme Name||Reference||Notes|
|Basic||[RFC2617], Section 2|
|Digest||[RFC2617], Section 3|
|Negotiate||[RFC4559], Section 3||This authentication scheme violates both HTTP semantics (being connection-oriented) and syntax (use of syntax incompatible with the WWW-Authenticate and Authorization header field syntax).|
|OAuth||[RFC5849], Section 3.5.1|
Changes up to the IETF Last Call draft are summarized in <http://trac.tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-httpbis-authscheme-registrations-08#appendix-B>.¶
Closed issues: ¶
Clarified the IANA action to say "add".¶
Updated httpbis reference.¶