Is an authnContextClassRef of "unspecified" the same as "PasswordProtectedTransport" ?

Tom Scavo trscavo at
Sat Jan 28 00:32:35 GMT 2012

On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 7:18 PM, Chad La Joie <lajoie at> wrote:
> The IdP documentation details the process the IdP uses to select an
> authentication method.

I read the documentation. You said:

"unspecified" means "any that you (the relying party) choose"

and I'm asking you how you arrived at that conclusion? There's nothing
in the spec that I can find that comes close to that.


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