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RE: Web Folders interoperability with Authentication?

From: Yaron Goland <yarong@microsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Apr 1999 15:24:55 -0700
Message-ID: <3FF8121C9B6DD111812100805F31FC0D087930A3@RED-MSG-59>
To: "'Max Rible'" <max@glyphica.com>, w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
Unless I'm misreading the BNF, your WWW-Authenticate header is incorrectly
formatted. There must be a "," between the Basic and Digest challenges.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Max Rible [mailto:max@glyphica.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, April 06, 1999 2:06 PM
> To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org
> Subject: RE: Web Folders interoperability with Authentication?
> 
> 
> At 12:42 4/6/99 -0700, Jim Whitehead wrote:
> >I have used Web folders with Basic authentication, but have 
> not yet used
> >them with Digest authentication, and hence I cannot say 
> anything about Web
> >folders with Digest auth.
> 
> As far as I can tell, Web Folders will have nothing to do with Digest
> authentication.  In one mode, my server will send back challenges on 
> the order of
> 
> WWW-Authenticate: Basic realm="quux" Digest realm="quux" 
> nonce="b806c84912cb622b25ffa4d6ec8dd98f" algorithm=MD5 qop="auth"
> 
> and it promptly identifies the realm as 'quux" Digest realm="quux"'
> when prompting the user. :-P  If I set my server to accept 
> only Digest 
> authentication, Web Folders will send Basic anyway and be rejected.
> 
> -- 
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Received on Tuesday, 6 April 1999 18:25:07 GMT

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