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From Tom Chiverton ...@extravision.com>
Subject Re: HTTP Basic Authentication for URLRequest
Date Tue, 24 Mar 2015 09:04:39 GMT
Do you have a network packet log ?

Tom

On 24/03/15 04:25, Deepak MS wrote:
> Any help on this please? I still haven't found any solution for this. I
> keep getting username\password prompt on the simulator. ;(
>
> On Mon, Mar 16, 2015 at 7:30 PM, Deepak MS <megharajdeepak@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hello,
>> I'm trying to download a file from the server which requires basic
>> authentication(need to enter user name and password to access).
>>
>> I came across these links:
>>
>> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/509219/flex-3-how-to-support-http-authentication-urlrequest
>>
>> http://johncblandii.com/2011/07/flex-quick-tip-urlrequest-basic-auth.html
>>
>> http://blog.derraab.com/2010/02/25/urlrequest-with-http-authentication/
>>
>> Tried all of it. I either get IO error or I get windows authentication
>> popup window when I run the mobile app on my desktop.
>>
>> None of it seem to work. I'm using Flex4.14\AIR16.
>>
>> Screenshot:
>> http://pbrd.co/18wmsZK
>>
>>
>> Code that I have been trying:
>>
>> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
>> <s:View xmlns:fx="http://ns.adobe.com/mxml/2009"
>>          xmlns:s="library://ns.adobe.com/flex/spark" title="Contact" >
>>      <s:layout>
>>          <s:VerticalLayout/>
>>      </s:layout>
>>      <fx:Script>
>>          <![CDATA[
>>              import mx.events.FlexEvent;
>>              import mx.utils.Base64Encoder;
>>
>>              private var remoteURLStreamer:URLStream= new URLStream();
>>
>>              private var pathRemote:String = '
>> http://myserver.com/datafiles/myfile.zip';
>>
>>              private function startRemoteFileDownload():void
>>              {
>>                  URLRequestDefaults.setLoginCredentialsForHost('
>> www.myserver.com','myusername','mypassword'); // not working
>>                  remoteURLStreamer.addEventListener(ProgressEvent.PROGRESS,
>> remoteURLStreamerProgressHandler);
>>                  remoteURLStreamer.addEventListener(IOErrorEvent.IO_ERROR,
>> remoteURLStreamerIOErrorHandler);
>>
>> remoteURLStreamer.addEventListener(SecurityErrorEvent.SECURITY_ERROR,
>> remoteURLStreamerSecurityErrorHandler);
>>
>>                  var req:URLRequest = new URLRequest(pathRemote);
>>
>>                  req.method = URLRequestMethod.POST;
>>
>>                  req.data = new URLVariables("name=John+Doe"); //(one post
>> suggests to pass dummy parameters to data) not working
>>
>>                  var encoder:Base64Encoder = new Base64Encoder();
>>                  encoder.insertNewLines = true;
>>                  encoder.encode("myusername:mypassword");
>>
>>
>>                  var credsHeader:URLRequestHeader = new
>> URLRequestHeader("Authorization", "Basic " + encoder.toString()); //not
>> working
>>                  req.requestHeaders.push(credsHeader);
>>                  remoteURLStreamer.load(req);
>>
>>              }
>>
>>              private function
>> remoteURLStreamerProgressHandler(event:ProgressEvent):void
>>              {
>>
>>                  switch (event.type)
>>                  {
>>                      case "progress":
>>                          lb.text = event.bytesLoaded.toString();
>>                          break;
>>                  }
>>              }
>>
>>
>>
>>              private function
>> remoteURLStreamerIOErrorHandler(event:IOErrorEvent):void
>>              {
>>                  lb.text = 'IOError';
>>              }
>>
>>              private function
>> remoteURLStreamerSecurityErrorHandler(event:SecurityErrorEvent):void
>>              {
>>                  lb.text = 'SecurityError';
>>              }
>>
>>
>>              protected function button1_clickHandler(event:MouseEvent):void
>>              {
>>                  startRemoteFileDownload();
>>              }
>>
>>          ]]>
>>      </fx:Script>
>>
>>      <s:Button label="hello" click="button1_clickHandler(event)"/>
>>      <s:Label id="lb" text="Hello"/>
>> </s:View>
>>
>>
>>
>> Can you kindly let me know if there is something going wrong here? Or is
>> there any other way to make it work?
>>
>>
>
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