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Re: Digest Auth...

From: <wmperry@spry.com>
Date: Mon, 24 Apr 95 20:20 PDT
Message-Id: <m0s3bAp-00000EC@monolith>
To: "Eric W. Sink" <eric@spyglass.com>
Cc: wmperry@spry.com, "Eric W. Sink" <eric@hook.spyglass.com>, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Eric W. Sink writes:
> 
> >> http://www.spyglass.com:4040/~eric/protected/digest.txt
> >>
> >> username Timon
> >> password HakunaMatata
> >
> >  Doesn't appear to be working... :)
> >
> >[wmperry]telnet www.spyglass.com 4040
> >Trying 192.246.238.10...
> >Connected to spyglass.com.
> >Escape character is '^]'.
> >GET /~eric/protected/digest.txt HTTP/1.0
> >
> >Connection closed by foreign host.
> >
> >  D'ohhh!
> 
> On the contrary -- it works just fine, sortof :-).  I did forget to mention
> that this particular server requires the Extension: Security/Digest header,
> as mentioned in the draft.  If you send that header along, it will function
> correctly.  It's behavior without the header is kind of questionable.  This
> is just a copy of NCSA httpd 1.3 which I hacked to support Digest.

  Great - thanks for the info.  Seems to work.  Cooool.  :)

-Bill P.
Received on Monday, 24 April 1995 23:43:47 EDT

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