JSON Web Token (JWT) Profile for OAuth 2.0 Client Authentication and Authorization Grants
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: RFC Editor <email@example.com>, oauth mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org>, oauth chair <email@example.com> Subject: Protocol Action: 'JSON Web Token (JWT) Profile for OAuth 2.0 Client Authentication and Authorization Grants' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-oauth-jwt-bearer-12.txt) The IESG has approved the following document: - 'JSON Web Token (JWT) Profile for OAuth 2.0 Client Authentication and Authorization Grants' (draft-ietf-oauth-jwt-bearer-12.txt) as Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Web Authorization Protocol Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Kathleen Moriarty and Stephen Farrell. A URL of this Internet Draft is: http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-oauth-jwt-bearer/
Technical Summary This specification defines the use of a JSON Web Token (JWT) Bearer Token as a means for requesting an OAuth 2.0 access token as well as for use as a means of client authentication. Working Group Summary Consensus from the working group was clear on this draft and can be seen clearly in the number of implementations. Document Quality There are numerous implementations of this draft listed in the shepherd report. The document had quite a bit of review and comments were considered and included as appropriate. Personnel The document shepherd is Hannes Tschofenig and the responsible area director is Kathleen Moriarty. IANA Note Entries are added to an existing IANA table, no new registries are created.