Reference document

Org
IETF
Pubnum
RFC 4616
Date
2006-01-08
Version
Title
The PLAIN Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL) Mechanism

Applicability

This document defines a simple clear-text user/password Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL) mechanism called the PLAIN mechanism. The PLAIN mechanism is intended to be used, in combination with data confidentiality services provided by a lower layer, in protocols that lack a simple password authentication command.

Responsible Party

Name
FMN CPWG

Status

URI
https://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc4616.txt

History

Flag Date RFC Version
added 2015-11-02 8-5 9.0
changed 2017-01-14 9-17 10.0
UUID
81703c9a-9967-4d3e-9f83-4ce4b74b36f1

Relationships

This standard is used by the following service profiles: