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

Tom Scavo trscavo at
Sat Jan 28 00:35:44 GMT 2012

On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 7:09 PM, Terry Fleury <tfleury at> wrote:
> At this point, I'm just trying to understand how the authnContextClassRef
> thing works. I doubt I would ever pass just "unspecified" by itself.

Okay, I understand.

> I
> really want to say "give me silver, bronze, or anything else you can give
> me", in that order. Not sure how to accomplish that.

Right, I don't know how to do that either. Listing everything but the
kitchen sink doesn't seem right, but I don't have a better suggestion,

AuthnContext sucks.


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