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Re: Mixed http2/1.1 Authentication

From: Daniel Stenberg <daniel@haxx.se>
Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2016 22:50:15 +0100 (CET)
To: Dennis Olvany <dennisolvany@gmail.com>
cc: Ilari Liusvaara <ilariliusvaara@welho.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.20.1603122247390.9578@tvnag.unkk.fr>
On Sat, 12 Mar 2016, Dennis Olvany wrote:

> Thanks, Ilari. After further research, it looks like I may be running into 
> the http2 incompatibility with ntlm. Is this limitation applicable to the 
> mixed use case? Is anyone aware of a good write up which explains the ntlm 
> incompatibility?

NTLM authenticates *connections* not requests (as HTTP auth was always meant 
to). HTTP/2 do (short-lived) streams over a single connection.

The two concepts really don't match very well.


  / daniel.haxx.se
Received on Saturday, 12 March 2016 21:50:42 UTC

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