OAuth Dynamic Client Registration Protocol
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Network Working Group                                     J. Richer, Ed.
Internet-Draft                                     The MITRE Corporation
Intended status: Standards Track                              J. Bradley
Expires: June 14, 2013                                     Ping Identity
                                                                M. Jones
                                                               Microsoft
                                                             M. Machulak
                                                    Newcastle University
                                                       December 11, 2012

               OAuth Dynamic Client Registration Protocol
                      draft-ietf-oauth-dyn-reg-03

Abstract

   This specification defines an endpoint and protocol for dynamic
   registration of OAuth Clients at an Authorization Server.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
     1.1.  Notational Conventions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
     1.2.  Terminology  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  3
     1.3.  Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
       1.3.1.  The client needs to be uniquely identifiable by
               the authorization server . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
       1.3.2.  The authorization server must collect metadata
               about a client for later user interaction  . . . . . .  4
       1.3.3.  The authorization server should have the option of
               strongly authenticating the client and its metadata  .  4
       1.3.4.  Dynamic client registration must be possible from
               both web-server applications and applications with
               other capabilities and limitations, such as native
               applications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  4
       1.3.5.  Transaction integrity must be ensured  . . . . . . . .  5
   2.  Client Metadata  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5
   3.  Client Registration Endpoint . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  8
     3.1.  Client Registration Request  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  9
     3.2.  Client Registration Response . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
     3.3.  Client Update Request  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
     3.4.  Client Update Response . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
     3.5.  Rotate Secret Request  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
     3.6.  Rotate Secret Response . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
     3.7.  Client Registration Error Response . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
   4.  IANA Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
   5.  Security Considerations  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
   6.  Acknowledgments  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
   7.  Document History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
   8.  Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
   Authors' Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20

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1.  Introduction

   In some use-case scenarios, it is desirable or necessary to allow
   OAuth clients to obtain authorization from an OAuth authorization
   server without requiring the two parties to interact before hand.
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