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Re: Digest Auth...

From: Eric W. Sink <eric@spyglass.com>
Date: Mon, 24 Apr 1995 17:11:55 -0600
Message-Id: <abc1e0190702100435a0@[]>
To: wmperry@spry.com, "Eric W. Sink" <eric@hook.spyglass.com>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com

>> http://www.spyglass.com:4040/~eric/protected/digest.txt
>> username Timon
>> password HakunaMatata
>  Doesn't appear to be working... :)
>[wmperry]telnet www.spyglass.com 4040
>Connected to spyglass.com.
>Escape character is '^]'.
>GET /~eric/protected/digest.txt HTTP/1.0
>Connection closed by foreign host.
>  D'ohhh!

On the contrary -- it works just fine, sortof :-).  I did forget to mention
that this particular server requires the Extension: Security/Digest header,
as mentioned in the draft.  If you send that header along, it will function
correctly.  It's behavior without the header is kind of questionable.  This
is just a copy of NCSA httpd 1.3 which I hacked to support Digest.


Connected to spyglass.com.
Escape character is '^]'.
GET /~eric/protected/digest.txt HTTP/1.0
Extension: Security/Digest

HTTP/1.0 401 Unauthorized
Date: Monday, 24-Apr-95 21:56:51 GMT
Server: NCSA/1.3
MIME-version: 1.0
Content-type: text/html
WWW-Authenticate: Digest realm="DigestAuthenticationInfo" nonce="798760611" opaq

<HEAD><TITLE>Authorization Required</TITLE></HEAD>
<BODY><H1>Authorization Required</H1>
Browser not authentication-capable or
authentication failed.
Connection closed by foreign host.

Eric W. Sink, Senior Software Engineer --  eric@spyglass.com

Received on Monday, 24 April 1995 15:03:04 UTC

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