The 'Basic' HTTP Authentication Scheme
RFC 7617

Revision differences

Document history

Date Rev. By Action
2015-10-14 07 (System) Notify list changed from httpauth-chairs@ietf.org, ynir.ietf@gmail.com to (None)
2015-09-30 07 (System) RFC published
2015-09-21 07 (System) RFC Editor state changed to AUTH48-DONE from AUTH48
2015-09-11 07 (System) RFC Editor state changed to AUTH48 from RFC-EDITOR
2015-08-20 07 (System) RFC Editor state changed to RFC-EDITOR from REF
2015-06-11 07 (System) RFC Editor state changed to REF from EDIT
2015-06-01 07 (System) RFC Editor state changed to EDIT from MISSREF
2015-03-17 07 Meral Shirazipour Request for Last Call review by GENART Completed: Ready with Nits. Reviewer: Meral Shirazipour.
2015-03-04 07 (System) IANA Action state changed to RFC-Ed-Ack from Waiting on RFC Editor
2015-03-04 07 Cindy Morgan IESG state changed to RFC Ed Queue from Approved-announcement sent
2015-03-04 07 (System) RFC Editor state changed to MISSREF
2015-03-04 07 (System) Announcement was received by RFC Editor
2015-03-03 07 (System) IANA Action state changed to Waiting on RFC Editor from Waiting on Authors
2015-03-03 07 (System) IANA Action state changed to Waiting on Authors from In Progress
2015-03-03 07 (System) IANA Action state changed to In Progress
2015-03-03 07 Cindy Morgan IESG state changed to Approved-announcement sent from IESG Evaluation::AD Followup
2015-03-03 07 Cindy Morgan IESG has approved the document
2015-03-03 07 Cindy Morgan Closed "Approve" ballot
2015-03-03 07 Cindy Morgan Ballot approval text was generated
2015-03-03 07 Kathleen Moriarty
[Ballot comment]
Thank you to the HTTPAuth working group and the editor of this draft, Julian, for your work on this update.

A number of ...
2015-03-03 07 Kathleen Moriarty [Ballot Position Update] Position for Kathleen Moriarty has been changed to Yes from Discuss
2015-03-02 07 Tero Kivinen Request for Last Call review by SECDIR Completed: Has Issues. Reviewer: Daniel Gillmor.
2015-02-28 07 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Followup from Revised ID Needed
2015-02-28 07 Julian Reschke IANA Review state changed to Version Changed - Review Needed from IANA OK - Actions Needed
2015-02-28 07 Julian Reschke New version available: draft-ietf-httpauth-basicauth-update-07.txt
2015-02-19 06 Cindy Morgan IESG state changed to IESG Evaluation::Revised I-D Needed from Waiting for AD Go-Ahead
2015-02-19 06 Kathleen Moriarty Changed consensus to Yes from Unknown
2015-02-19 06 Kathleen Moriarty
[Ballot discuss]
I'd like to make sure a few comments get addressed and text gets updated from the SecDir review.  This should get ...
2015-02-19 06 Kathleen Moriarty [Ballot Position Update] Position for Kathleen Moriarty has been changed to Discuss from Yes
2015-02-19 06 Ted Lemon
[Ballot comment]
I support Pete's No Objection, and have found the responses unconvincing.  I would support this being raised as a DISCUSS rather ...
2015-02-19 06 Ted Lemon [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Ted Lemon
2015-02-19 06 Jari Arkko [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Jari Arkko
2015-02-19 06 (System) IESG state changed to Waiting for AD Go-Ahead from In Last Call
2015-02-18 06 Joel Jaeggli [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Joel Jaeggli
2015-02-18 06 Alia Atlas [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Alia Atlas
2015-02-18 06 Pete Resnick
[Ballot comment]
2: I'd at least like to hear an explanation about why this is unreasonable (if it is):

OLD
  Furthermore, a user-id ...
2015-02-18 06 Pete Resnick [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Pete Resnick
2015-02-18 06 Richard Barnes
[Ballot comment]
The current text on the use of TLS is an OK start, but I would prefer if it were refactored so that the ...
2015-02-18 06 Richard Barnes [Ballot Position Update] Position for Richard Barnes has been changed to No Objection from Discuss
2015-02-18 06 Richard Barnes
[Ballot discuss]
Section 2.2 seems like a significant departure from RFC 2617, which says nothing about the scope of authentication. 

(1) Did the ...
2015-02-18 06 Richard Barnes
[Ballot comment]
The current text on the use of TLS is an OK start, but I would prefer if it were refactored so that the ...
2015-02-18 06 Richard Barnes [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded for Richard Barnes
2015-02-17 06 Adrian Farrel [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Adrian Farrel
2015-02-17 06 Gunter Van de Velde Request for Last Call review by OPSDIR Completed: Has Nits. Reviewer: Jürgen Schönwälder.
2015-02-17 06 Benoit Claise [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Benoit Claise
2015-02-17 06 Martin Stiemerling [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Martin Stiemerling
2015-02-17 06 Alissa Cooper [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Alissa Cooper
2015-02-17 06 Brian Haberman [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Brian Haberman
2015-02-17 06 (System) IANA Review state changed to IANA OK - Actions Needed from IANA - Not OK
2015-02-17 06 Spencer Dawkins [Ballot comment]
Nice job on a specification that is better than the technology it describes (echoing Stephen's ballot)!
2015-02-17 06 Spencer Dawkins [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Spencer Dawkins
2015-02-17 06 Barry Leiba
[Ballot comment]
-- Section 1.1.1 --

  This specification uses the Augmented Backus-Naur Form (ABNF)
  notation of [RFC5234].

Where?
You do use 5234 as ...
2015-02-17 06 Barry Leiba [Ballot Position Update] New position, Yes, has been recorded for Barry Leiba
2015-02-16 06 (System) IANA Review state changed to IANA - Not OK from IANA - Review Needed
2015-02-16 06 Amanda Baber
IESG/Authors/WG Chairs:

IANA has reviewed draft-ietf-httpauth-basicauth-update-05.  Please report any inaccuracies and respond to any questions as soon as possible.

IANA's reviewer ...
2015-02-16 06 Stephen Farrell
[Ballot comment]

This is a pretty crappy auth scheme, but this is a pretty
good update and fills a need, thanks for the latter:-)

- section ...
2015-02-16 06 Stephen Farrell [Ballot Position Update] New position, Yes, has been recorded for Stephen Farrell
2015-02-13 06 Kathleen Moriarty Ballot has been issued
2015-02-13 06 Kathleen Moriarty [Ballot Position Update] New position, Yes, has been recorded for Kathleen Moriarty
2015-02-13 06 Kathleen Moriarty Created "Approve" ballot
2015-02-12 06 Julian Reschke New version available: draft-ietf-httpauth-basicauth-update-06.txt
2015-02-12 05 Kathleen Moriarty Ballot writeup was changed
2015-02-12 05 Tero Kivinen Request for Last Call review by SECDIR is assigned to Daniel Gillmor
2015-02-10 05 Gunter Van de Velde Request for Last Call review by OPSDIR is assigned to Jürgen Schönwälder
2015-02-05 05 Jean Mahoney Request for Last Call review by GENART is assigned to Meral Shirazipour
2015-02-05 05 Cindy Morgan IANA Review state changed to IANA - Review Needed
2015-02-05 05 Cindy Morgan
The following Last Call announcement was sent out:

From: The IESG <iesg-secretary@ietf.org>
To: IETF-Announce <ietf-announce@ietf.org>
CC: < ...
2015-02-05 05 Cindy Morgan IESG state changed to In Last Call from Last Call Requested
2015-02-05 05 Kathleen Moriarty Placed on agenda for telechat - 2015-02-19
2015-02-05 05 Kathleen Moriarty Last call was requested
2015-02-05 05 Kathleen Moriarty Ballot approval text was generated
2015-02-05 05 Kathleen Moriarty IESG state changed to Last Call Requested from Publication Requested
2015-02-05 05 Kathleen Moriarty Last call announcement was generated
2015-02-05 05 Kathleen Moriarty Ballot writeup was changed
2015-02-05 05 Kathleen Moriarty Ballot writeup was generated
2015-01-26 05 Amy Vezza
2015-01-25 05 Yoav Nir
Author is Julian Reschke. Kathleen Moriarty is the responsible Area
Director. Yoav Nir is the document shepherd.

Summary
  This document defines the "Basic" Hypertext ...
2015-01-25 05 Yoav Nir Responsible AD changed to Kathleen Moriarty
2015-01-25 05 Yoav Nir IETF WG state changed to Submitted to IESG for Publication from In WG Last Call
2015-01-25 05 Yoav Nir IESG state changed to Publication Requested
2015-01-25 05 Yoav Nir IESG process started in state Publication Requested
2015-01-25 05 Yoav Nir This document now replaces draft-ietf-httpauth-basicauth-enc, draft-reschke-basicauth-enc instead of None
2015-01-25 05 Yoav Nir Changed document writeup
2015-01-16 05 Julian Reschke New version available: draft-ietf-httpauth-basicauth-update-05.txt
2014-12-19 04 Julian Reschke New version available: draft-ietf-httpauth-basicauth-update-04.txt
2014-12-02 03 Yoav Nir Intended Status changed to Proposed Standard from None
2014-12-02 03 Yoav Nir Working Group Last Call initiated December 2. Will expire December 16.
2014-12-02 03 Yoav Nir IETF WG state changed to In WG Last Call from WG Document
2014-12-02 03 Yoav Nir Notification list changed to "Yoav Nir" <ynir.ietf@gmail.com>;
2014-12-02 03 Yoav Nir Document shepherd changed to Yoav Nir
2014-12-02 03 Julian Reschke New version available: draft-ietf-httpauth-basicauth-update-03.txt
2014-10-27 02 Julian Reschke New version available: draft-ietf-httpauth-basicauth-update-02.txt
2014-07-04 01 Julian Reschke New version available: draft-ietf-httpauth-basicauth-update-01.txt
2013-09-13 00 Julian Reschke New version available: draft-ietf-httpauth-basicauth-update-00.txt