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

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

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

Randy Turner (jrturner@pacifier.com)
Sat, 21 Nov 1998 07:23:50 +0000

Yes, I believe the Upgrade: method is also bi-directional, or so it would seem so far in my interpretation of the draft.

Randy

Carl Kugler wrote:

> > 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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