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  • draft-ietf-httpbis/latest/p7-auth.html

    r2450 r2452  
    692692            <p id="rfc.section.2.1.p.16">A server receiving credentials that are valid, but not adequate to gain access, ought to respond with the <a href="p2-semantics.html#status.403" class="smpl">403 (Forbidden)</a> status code (<a href="p2-semantics.html#status.403" title="403 Forbidden">Section 6.5.3</a> of <a href="#Part2" id="rfc.xref.Part2.1"><cite title="Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Semantics and Content">[Part2]</cite></a>).
    693693            </p>
    694             <p id="rfc.section.2.1.p.17">The HTTP protocol does not restrict applications to this simple challenge-response framework for access authentication. Additional
    695                mechanisms can be used, such as encryption at the transport level or via message encapsulation, and with additional header
    696                fields specifying authentication information. However, such additional mechanisms are not defined by this specification.
     694            <p id="rfc.section.2.1.p.17">HTTP does not restrict applications to this simple challenge-response framework for access authentication. Additional mechanisms
     695               can be used, such as encryption at the transport level or via message encapsulation, and with additional header fields specifying
     696               authentication information. However, such additional mechanisms are not defined by this specification.
    697697            </p>
    698698            <p id="rfc.section.2.1.p.18">A proxy <em class="bcp14">MUST</em> forward the <a href="#header.www-authenticate" class="smpl">WWW-Authenticate</a> and <a href="#header.authorization" class="smpl">Authorization</a> header fields unmodified and follow the rules found in <a href="#header.authorization" id="rfc.xref.header.authorization.1" title="Authorization">Section&nbsp;4.1</a>.
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