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built-in mechanisms of HTTP

 
Renu Radhika
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authentication techniques that are based on the built-in mechanisms of HTTP.

Ans BASIC and DIGEST


IS DIGEST built in to HTTP?
 
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Yes, it's part of the following RFC :
http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2617.txt
 
nitin pai
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I would like to add:
DIGEST is an optional authentication mechanism for the vendor to support
 
Rahul Bhattacharjee
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Originally posted by Renu Radhika:
authentication techniques that are based on the built-in mechanisms of HTTP.
Ans BASIC and DIGEST
IS DIGEST built in to HTTP?


Whatever be the case (be it BASIC or DIGEST) , the application layer protocol would be HTTP only.
 
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