Third-Party Authentication for Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (sipcore WG)
Last updated 2018-08-09 (latest revision 2018-02-05)
Replaces draft-yusef-sipcore-sip-authn
Replaced by draft-ietf-sipcore-sip-token-authnz
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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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