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Re: Need feedback on new Mini-Redirector tutorial

From: Mr. Demeanour <mrdemeanour@jackpot.uk.net>
Date: Sun, 24 Jun 2007 09:31:59 +0100
Message-ID: <467E2BFF.6090100@jackpot.uk.net>
To: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org

Werner Baumann wrote:
> 
> On 
> http://barracudaserver.com/products/BarracudaDrive/tutorials/mini_redirector.html
>  there seems to be a major error concerning security and
> authentication. In section *Security* it says: 'It is the client that
> decides on the authentication method and Windows Mini-Redirector by
> default uses Digest Authentication.'
> 
> It is the *server* that decides whether it accepts authentication or
>  not. This includes the authentication method.

The server offers the client a choice of authentication methods (which
may be a choice of one); the client decides which one it will use. I'd
say that prose is correct, if a little loose.

-- 
Jack.
Received on Sunday, 24 June 2007 08:28:34 GMT

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