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Third-Party Authentication for Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (sipcore WG)
Authors Rifaat Shekh-Yusef , Christer Holmberg , Victor Pascual
Last updated 2018-08-09 (Latest revision 2018-02-05)
Replaces draft-yusef-sipcore-sip-authn
Replaced by RFC 8898
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status (None)
Expired & archived
Stream WG state In WG Last Call
Document shepherd (None)
IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-sipcore-sip-token-authnz
Consensus boilerplate Unknown
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


This document defines an authentication mechanism for SIP, that is based on the OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect Core 1.0 specifications, to enable the delegation of the user authentication to a dedicated third-party IdP entity that is separate from the SIP network elements that provide the SIP service.


Rifaat Shekh-Yusef
Christer Holmberg
Victor Pascual

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