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Re: Basic Authentication

From: Denero Watz <denero_watz@yahoo.com>
Date: Fri, 3 Oct 2003 05:06:36 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <20031003120636.174.qmail@web14808.mail.yahoo.com>
To: Alex Rousskov <rousskov@measurement-factory.com>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org

Ok, 
but is passing two values for an Authorization header
supported?

--- Alex Rousskov <rousskov@measurement-factory.com>
wrote:
> 
> On Thu, 2 Oct 2003, Denero Watz wrote:
> 
> >    I am a newbie to HTTP and writing an http
> client application. I
> > need to authenticate to a server which is
> protected by basic
> > authentication. But to connect to the original
> server I need to
> > connect to a proxy which is also protected by
> basic authentication.
> 
> Try using Proxy-Authorization header for proxy
> authnetication and
> Authorization header for the origin server
> authentication. Please see
> RFC 2617 - HTTP Authentication: Basic and Digest
> Access Authentication
> for details: http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc2617.html
> 
> Alex.
> 
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