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Evaluating OAUTH's suitability for SIP authentication

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Author Wolfgang Beck
Last updated 2009-10-19
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The Open Authentication Protocol (OAUTH) provides a method for clients to access server resources on behalf of another party. This document evaluates OAUTH's suitability as an authentication mechanism for the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) for use cases where web applications want to interact with SIP servers without sharing user credentials.


Wolfgang Beck

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