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Re: Regarding Authentication

From: Sambasiva Rao <sams@wipinfo.soft.net>
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 1997 11:10:35 +0500 (GMT+0500)
To: Ross Patterson <Ross_Patterson@ns.reston.vmd.sterling.com>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <Pine.LNX.3.91.971121110740.22142B-100000@nmggw>

Thank you Ross.
	My other questions are answered and I am waiting for 
getting this doubt clarified.Thanks for confirming.

Regards,
Sam.

On Thu, 20 Nov 1997, Ross Patterson wrote:

> Sambasiva Rao <sams@wipinfo.soft.net> writes:
> 
> >Few issues related to Authentication  are as following :
> >
> >1> In the authentication credentials field defined as following
> >
> >       credentials  = basic-credentials
> >                       |auth-scheme #auth-param
> >       in RFC2068.
> >
> >       a> Does this mean the server must produce parse error if the client
> >sends two or more scheme credentials ?
> 
> Yes, that's what it means.  There is no provision in HTTP 1.1 for
> multiple sets of credentials on an Authorization header.  By extension,
> that also means that there is no provision multiple Authorization headers
> in a request.
> 
> Ross Patterson
> Sterling Software, Inc.
> VM Software Division
> 
Received on Thursday, 20 November 1997 21:39:47 EST

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