HTTP Authentication Framework is defined in RFC 7235 and provides a general framework for HTTP Access Control and authentication, via an extensible set of challenge-response Authentication Schemes, which can be used by a server to challenge a client request and by a client to provide authentication credentials.

The "Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Authentication Scheme Registry" defines the namespace for the HTTP Authentication Framework in challenges and credentials.

Some of the more common HTTP Authentication Methods are:

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