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HTTPbis Working Group                                         J. Reschke
Internet-Draft                                                greenbytes
Intended status: Informational                          November 9, 2010
Expires: May 13, 2011


               Initial Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)
                  Authentication Scheme Registrations
             draft-ietf-httpbis-authscheme-registrations-00

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  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
   2.  Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
   3.  IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
   4.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
   Appendix A.  Initial Registry Contents  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3


































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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",
                                 draft-ietf-httpbis-p7-auth-12 (work in
                                 progress), October 2010.

Appendix A.  Initial Registry Contents

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








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Author's Address

   Julian F. Reschke
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