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From Antony Quinn <>
Subject Re: how to access an https web service from within Cocoon?
Date Thu, 22 Jun 2006 17:16:12 GMT

If the web service uses basic authentication you can embed the user name 
and password in the URL, for example:
<map:generate src="https://username:password@remotehost/blah/blah" />



Lars Huttar wrote:
> Hello,
> We have a Cocoon application that has been accessing a web service to 
> get some data.
> It uses your basic
>   <map:generate src="http://remotehost/blah/blah" />
> It's all worked fine in development, but now in QA and production, the 
> web service will be accessible only via https through a reverse-proxy 
> server.
> So when Cocoon tries to connect to the web service, it has to accept the 
> certificate, and it also has to submit authentication information to a 
> login page (the first time). Is Cocoon able to do that?
> How do we make Cocoon accept the certificate?
> And how to submit authentication information to a login page that will 
> appear only the first time: Do we have to use flowscript?
> Thanks,
> Lars

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