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Problems with SSL & user authentification

From: <Ville.Alkkiomaki@sonera.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2000 10:27:08 +0300
Message-Id: <H00069401ec95c36.0963385483.hanhi.vallila.sonera.fi@MHS>
TO: www-lib@w3.org
Thank you for providing the SSL package worldwide.

I'm successfully using both GET&POST over SSL to servers which does not require
user authentification. But when using authentification the wwwssl utility hangs
after asking login&passwd. (or pends until timeout)

It seems that the first GET finishes succesfully but the next fails. (receives
no reply from the server) 

When using POST the library seg faults after sending the second request.

I'm using RedHat 6.1 and non-blocking mode of libwww. And exactly the same
problems occur with my own programs and this example source (wwwssl). The lib
source used is checked out 11.7.2000.

I also tried these under AIX 4.3 but there I get "Fatal Error: SSLWRITE
operation failed (Error 0)" after first GET/POST request.

Here's a part of debug spam wwwssl generates after login.

URL Node.... Realm `Traa' found
Please enter username:  (Traa) alkkis
Credentials. verified
Net Before.. calling 0x8066288 (request 0x8115cb0, context (nil))
Net Before.. calling 0x80661e0 (request 0x8115cb0, context (nil))
Net Before.. calling 0x806d2d4 (request 0x8115cb0, context (nil))
URL Tree.... did NOT find `w3c-pep'
Net Object.. 0x8116ab8 created with hash 1
Net Object.. starting request 0x8115cb0 (retry=2) with net object 0x8116ab8
HTTP........ Looking for `https://tnt/stx'
HTHost parse Looking up `tnt' on port 443
Host info... REUSING CHANNEL 0x81197e0
Host info... Added Net 0x8116ab8 (request 0x8115cb0) as pending on Host
0x81175e8, 1 requests made, 0 requests in pipe, 1 pending
HTDoConnect. Pending...

After this it simply timeouts. If you need more debug just ask.


Ville Alkkiomaki
Received on Wednesday, 12 July 2000 03:27:30 UTC

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