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Re: Basic Authentication behavior

From: Scott Lawrence <lawrence@agranat.com>
Date: Tue, 02 Sep 1997 15:12:49 -0400
Message-Id: <199709021912.PAA02521@devnix.agranat.com>
To: John Franks <john@math.nwu.edu>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com

  It has been our observation that most browsers handle multiple
  realms in the same server poorly; once they have established a set
  of credentials for a given server, they will always send that set
  until it fails.  If the failure presents a new realm, most browsers
  forget the credentials for the first realm.  To check your favorite
  browsers, see:

    http://digest-test.agranat.com/test_list.html

  and follow the link to "Authentication in multiple realms".

  Look forward to this in the interoperability events...

--
Scott Lawrence           EmWeb Embedded Server       <lawrence@agranat.com>
Agranat Systems, Inc.        Engineering            http://www.agranat.com/
Received on Tuesday, 2 September 1997 12:16:58 EDT

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