HTTP Authentication beyond Basic and Digest

Lisa Dusseault

Application protocols based on HTTP (Blog publishing, WebDAV, CalDAV and more) usually require non-form-based user authentication. Some users/administrators have found that Basic and Digest authentication aren't sufficient for these applications and have requested that HTTP work with SASL, GSS, SAML or other frameworks. Discussion has begun on a public mailing list at

BeyondBasicAuthBof (last edited 2009-09-20 22:55:35 by localhost)