Document Name: RFC 5849
Document URI: urn:ietf:rfc:5849
Online Version:
Organization: Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Series: Request for Comments (RFC)
Abstract: OAuth provides a method for clients to access server resources on behalf of a resource owner (such as a different client or an end-user). It also provides a process for end-users to authorize third-party access to their server resources without sharing their credentials (typically, a username and password pair), using user-agent redirections.

Specified Web Concepts:

HTTP Authentication Schemes


HTTP Header Fields


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