Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)R. Shekh-Yusef, Editor
Request for Comments: 7616Avaya
Obsoletes: 2617D. Ahrens
Category: Standards TrackIndependent
ISSN: 2070-1721S. Bremer
September 2015

HTTP Digest Access Authentication


The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) provides a simple challenge-response authentication mechanism that may be used by a server to challenge a client request and by a client to provide authentication information. This document defines the HTTP Digest Authentication scheme that can be used with the HTTP authentication mechanism.