HTTPAuth Working Group J. Reschke
Internet-Draft greenbytes
Updates: 2617 (if approved) September 11, 2013
Intended status: Standards Track
Expires: March 15, 2014

The HTTP Basic Authentication Scheme
draft-ietf-httpauth-basicauth-update-latest

Abstract

[rfc.comment.1: TBD]

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Issues list

Id Type Status Date Raised By
edit edit open 2013-09-11 julian.reschke@greenbytes.de
 I  edit   (type: edit, status: open)
julian.reschke@greenbytes.de 2013-09-11 Umbrella issue for editorial fixes/enhancements.

1. Introduction

[rfc.comment.2: TBD]

2. Notational Conventions

The key words "MUST", "MUST NOT", "REQUIRED", "SHALL", "SHALL NOT", "SHOULD", "SHOULD NOT", "RECOMMENDED", "MAY", and "OPTIONAL" in this document are to be interpreted as described in [RFC2119].

3. The 'Basic' Authentication Scheme

[rfc.comment.3: Copy from RFC 2617.]

4. Security Considerations

[rfc.comment.4: Copy rom RFC 2617 and augment.]

5. IANA Considerations

[rfc.comment.5: Register the scheme.]

6. Acknowledgements

[rfc.comment.6: Ack RFC 2617 authors and new contributors from HTTPAuth.]

7. References

7.1 Normative References

[RFC2119] Bradner, S., “Key words for use in RFCs to Indicate Requirement Levels”, BCP 14, RFC 2119, March 1997.
[draft-ietf-httpbis-p7-auth] Fielding, R., Ed. and J. Reschke, Ed., “Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Authentication”, Internet-Draft draft-ietf-httpbis-p7-auth-23 (work in progress), July 2013.

7.2 Informative 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.

Author's Address

Julian F. Reschkegreenbytes GmbHHafenweg 16Muenster, NW 48155GermanyEmail: julian.reschke@greenbytes.deURI: http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/