IPP> IPP/NV: SASL vs. HTTP-TLS-UPGRADE

IPP> IPP/NV: SASL vs. HTTP-TLS-UPGRADE

IPP> IPP/NV: SASL vs. HTTP-TLS-UPGRADE

Carl Kugler kugler at us.ibm.com
Fri Nov 20 19:08:24 EST 1998


> The SASL capability is bi-directional, it can allow either side to mandate
> secure connections.
> 
Looks to me like HTTP-TLS-UPGRADE is also bi-directional.  The client can initiate an upgrade to TLS by putting an "Upgrade:" header in the request, and/or the server can require the client to upgrade by returning a "418: Upgrade Required" error code in response to a request.

    -Carl

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