IPP Mail Archive: Re: IPP> Re: PRO - Issue 32: Use of Basic & Digest Authentication

IPP Mail Archive: Re: IPP> Re: PRO - Issue 32: Use of Basic & Digest Authentication

Re: IPP> Re: PRO - Issue 32: Use of Basic & Digest Authentication

harryl@us.ibm.com
Fri, 23 Apr 1999 12:55:10 -0600

In our discussion we are referencing the need to authenticate
the message body. I didn't think this was part of Keith's request.
I'm sure Keith referred strictly to user authentication of a limited
set of users as a minimum requirement.

>note that:
>
>- there is not currently a requirement to provide protection
> of the content - i.e. encryption is not required of a minimal
> implementation
>
>- this doesn't quite mean that all clients and servers have to
> support algorithm X. the requirement could be met by requiring
> all clients to support algorithms X and Y, and requiring all
> servers to support either X or Y or both.
>
>- there's not even a requirement that the device be able to
> support an arbitrary number of users.

Harry Lewis
IBM Printing Systems
harryl@us.ibm.com