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Re: Proxy Authentication

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2001 15:05:22 +0200
To: "Ajay" <ajayb@mspl.net>
Message-ID: <sla1qtgn0d7pq1u923biopcgpb1beaemg3@4ax.com>
* Ajay wrote:

Please note that www-html doesn't deal with HTTP, I suggest posting to
some more appropriate list, www-talk or http-wg come to my mind.

>I m writing a client to authenticate a proxy  these r the headers 
>
>Server response :-
>
>HTTP/1.1 407 Proxy authentication required
>Proxy-Authenticate: Basic realm="www.yahoo.com"
>Content-Length: 503
>Content-Type: text/html
>
>Client Response  :-

Clients never respond to the server, they only send requests.

>GET http://www.yahoo.com/ HTTP/1.0
>
>Accept: */*
>Accept-Language: en-us
>Accept-Encoding: gzip,deflate
>User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.0; Windows 98; DigExt)
>Host: www.yahoo.com
>Proxy-Connection: Keep-Alive
>Proxy-Authorization: Basic bWFpbHNjYW46bWFpbHNjYW4=

>but it is giving a response : 407 Access  denied
>
>Can any one tell me where it is going wrong ,the password is correct 

You should ask this question to your proxy administrator, the request
looks fine to me, but I don't know whether 'mailscan' is the correct
username and password.

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