Basic Authentication Scheme is case sensitive

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • The Basic Authentication headers using the Elytron modules are case sensitive.
  • According to the specification document RFC-7617, both scheme and parameters should be case insensitive.
  • This issue is not present on JBoss EAP 6 with legacy security.


  • Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (JBoss EAP)
    • 7.4

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