Using Digest Authentication as a SASL Mechanism
draft-ietf-sasl-rfc2831bis-12

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (sasl WG)
Last updated 2007-03-05
Replaces draft-melnikov-rfc2831bis
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft can be found at
https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-ietf-sasl-rfc2831bis-12.txt

Abstract

This specification defines how HTTP Digest Authentication (RFC 2617) can be used as a Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL, RFC 4422) mechanism for any protocol that has a SASL profile. It is intended both as an improvement over CRAM-MD5 (RFC 2195) and as a convenient way to support a single authentication mechanism for web, mail, LDAP, and other protocols.

Authors

Alexey Melnikov (alexey.melnikov@isode.com)

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