Document Name: RFC 7804
Document URI: urn:ietf:rfc:7804
Online Version:
Organization: Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Series: Request for Comments (RFC)
Abstract: This specification describes a family of HTTP authentication mechanisms called the Salted Challenge Response Authentication Mechanism (SCRAM), which provides a more robust authentication mechanism than a plaintext password protected by Transport Layer Security (TLS) and avoids the deployment obstacles presented by earlier TLS-protected challenge response authentication mechanisms.

Specified Web Concepts:

HTTP Authentication Schemes


Return to ( Series | Organization | all Specifications )