GSS-API, Generic Security Service Application Program Interface

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Working groups:sasl, Simple Authentication and Security Layer.
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RFC 2743:

The Generic Security Service Application Program Interface (GSS-API), Version 2 provides security services to callers in a generic fashion, supportable with a range of underlying mechanisms and technologies and hence allowing source-level portability of applications to different environments.


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RFCs:

[RFC 1961] GSS-API Authentication Method for SOCKS Version 5.

[RFC 1964] The Kerberos Version 5 GSS-API Mechanism.

[RFC 2025] The Simple Public-Key GSS-API Mechanism (SPKM).

[RFC 2743] Generic Security Service Application Program Interface Version 2, Update 1.

[RFC 2744] Generic Security Service API Version 2 : C-bindings.

[RFC 2847] LIPKEY - A Low Infrastructure Public Key Mechanism Using SPKM.

[RFC 2853] Generic Security Service API Version 2 : Java Bindings.

[RFC 3645] Generic Security Service Algorithm for Secret Key Transaction Authentication for DNS (GSS-TSIG).

[RFC 3656] The Mailbox Update (MUPDATE) Distributed Mailbox Database Protocol.

[RFC 4178] The Simple and Protected Generic Security Service Application Program Interface (GSS-API) Negotiation Mechanism.

[RFC 4401] A Pseudo-Random Function (PRF) API Extension for the Generic Security Service Application Program Interface (GSS-API).

[RFC 4402] A Pseudo-Random Function (PRF) for the Kerberos V Generic Security Service Application Program Interface (GSS-API) Mechanism.

[RFC 4462] Generic Security Service Application Program Interface (GSS-API) Authentication and Key Exchange for the Secure Shell (SSH) Protocol.

[RFC 5587] Extended Generic Security Service Mechanism Inquiry APIs.

[RFC 5801] Using Generic Security Service Application Program Interface (GSS-API) Mechanisms in Simple Authentication and Security Layer (SASL): The GS2 Mechanism Family.

[RFC 5802] Salted Challenge Response Authentication Mechanism (SCRAM) SASL and GSS-API Mechanisms.


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Obsolete RFCs:

[RFC 1508] Generic Security Service Application Program Interface.

[RFC 1509] Generic Security Service API : C-bindings.

[RFC 2078] Generic Security Service Application Program Interface, Version 2.

[RFC 2478] The Simple and Protected GSS-API Negotiation Mechanism.


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