|HTTPbis Working Group||J. Reschke|
|Intended status: Informational||June 2014|
|Expires: December 2014|
Initial Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Authentication Scheme Registrations
This document registers Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) authentication schemes that have been defined in RFCs before the IANA HTTP Authentication Scheme Registry was established.
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This document registers Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) authentication schemes that have been defined in RFCs before the IANA HTTP Authentication Scheme Registry was established.¶
There are no security considerations related to the registration itself.¶
Security considerations applicable to the individual authentication schemes ought to be discussed in the specifications that define them.¶
The registrations below have been added to the IANA "Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Authentication Scheme Registry" at <http://www.iana.org/assignments/http-authschemes> (see Section 5.1 of [RFC7235]).¶
|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|
|[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.|
|[RFC4559]||Jaganathan, K., Zhu, L., and J. Brezak, “SPNEGO-based Kerberos and NTLM HTTP Authentication in Microsoft Windows”, RFC 4559, June 2006.|
|[RFC5849]||Hammer-Lahav, E., “The OAuth 1.0 Protocol”, RFC 5849, April 2010.|
|[RFC6750]||Jones, M. and D. Hardt, “The OAuth 2.0 Authorization Framework: Bearer Token Usage”, RFC 6750, October 2012.|
|[RFC7235]||Fielding, R., Ed. and J. Reschke, Ed., “Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Authentication”, Internet-Draft draft-ietf-httpbis-p7-auth-26 (work in progress), February 2014.|