HTTP Digest Update

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (httpauth WG)
Authors Rifaat Shekh-Yusef  , David Ahrens 
Last updated 2014-01-13 (latest revision 2013-09-02)
Replaced by RFC 7616
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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This documents specifies extensions to the HTTP Digest Authentication mechanism to add support for new digest algorithms to the HTTP Digest Access Authentication scheme. This document also defines an extension to the HTTP Digest Authentication mechanism to allow the server to indicate its support for the UTF-8 character encoding scheme.


Rifaat Shekh-Yusef (
David Ahrens (

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