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From Deepak MS <megharajdee...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: HTTP Basic Authentication for URLRequest
Date Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:46:47 GMT
I reckon it doesn't matter much. I was trying same thing on web application
as well. It's same situation there too. When I try to load the URL, a
username\password windows pops up in the browser.

On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 10:59 PM, Chris Martin <chrsmrtn@outlook.com> wrote:

> Oh wow! I did not realize this was through mobile.  In my case I'm doing
> it all through the desktop browser. I have not done this before in a mobile
> environment.
>
> Chris
>
> > Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:44:18 +0530
> > Subject: Re: HTTP Basic Authentication for URLRequest
> > From: megharajdeepak@gmail.com
> > To: users@flex.apache.org
> >
> > I'm trying it out on Flex mobile project(Flex 4.14 FP16 AIR16). Just to
> > make your setup easy, you can copy following code in a view of a sample
> > mobile project:
> >
> > remoteURLStreamer is of URLStream type.
> >
> > Meanwhile, I'm trying out as3httpclient lib which Om has suggested.
> >
> >
> > <?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"); //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
> >
> >                 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="Stack trace"/>
> > </s:View>
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 9:42 PM, Chris Martin <chrsmrtn@outlook.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > > Looking over your code.  I wanna attempt to reproduce it. What is the
> type
> > > for remoteURLStreamer?
> > >
> > > Chris
> > >
> > > > Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:45:43 +0530
> > > > Subject: Re: HTTP Basic Authentication for URLRequest
> > > > From: megharajdeepak@gmail.com
> > > > To: users@flex.apache.org
> > > >
> > > > Sorry, was away for sometime.
> > > >
> > > > I ran it through network monitor in FB.
> > > > Screenshot: http://pasteboard.co/25kUwXgR.png
> > > >
> > > > Looks like header is not passed at all.
> > > >
> > > > Code:
> > > > var req:URLRequest = new URLRequest(pathRemote);
> > > >                 req.method = URLRequestMethod.POST;
> > > >                 req.data = new URLVariables("name=John+Doe");
> > > >
> > > >                 var encoder:Base64Encoder = new Base64Encoder();
> > > >                 encoder.insertNewLines = true;
> > > >                 encoder.encode("myusername:mypassword");
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >                 var credsHeader:URLRequestHeader = new
> > > > URLRequestHeader("Authorization", "Basic " + encoder.toString());
> > > >                req.requestHeaders.push(credsHeader);
> > > >                 remoteURLStreamer.load(req);
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > I looked at the doc:
> > > >
> > >
> http://help.adobe.com/en_US/FlashPlatform/reference/actionscript/3/flash/net/URLRequestHeader.html
> > > >
> > > > It says:
> > > > "In Flash Player and in Adobe AIR content outside of the application
> > > > security sandbox, the following request headers cannot be used
> > > > Accept-Charset, Accept-Encoding, Accept-Ranges, Age, Allow, Allowed,
> > > > Authorization, Charge-To, Connect, Connection, Content-Length,
> > > > Content-Location, Content-Range, Cookie, Date, Delete, ETag, Expect,
> Get,
> > > > Head, Host, If-Modified-Since, Keep-Alive, Last-Modified, Location,
> > > > Max-Forwards, Options, Origin, Post, Proxy-Authenticate,
> > > Proxy-Authorization,
> > > > Proxy-Connection, Public, Put, Range, Referer, Request-Range,
> > > Retry-After,
> > > > Server, TE, Trace, Trailer, Transfer-Encoding, Upgrade, URI,
> User-Agent,
> > > > Vary, Via, Warning, WWW-Authenticate, x-flash-version."
> > > >
> > > > Why does header request cannot have 'Authorization' object? So how
> else
> > > can
> > > > we pass the header request?
> > > >
> > > > On Thu, Mar 26, 2015 at 10:04 AM, Chris Martin <chrsmrtn@outlook.com
> >
> > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Yeah, a network packet log would be a huge help.  Then you can
> rule out
> > > > > whether or not the Authorization header is present in your request
> or
> > > not.
> > > > >  I use fiddler[1] all the time. Also it makes it easy to detect if
> > > > > something else went wrong at the server side like your
> authentication
> > > > > request failed with a 403 Forbidden response.
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > [1] http://www.telerik.com/fiddler
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Chris
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Sent from Windows Mail
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > From: Tom Chiverton
> > > > > Sent: ‎Tuesday‎, ‎March‎ ‎24‎, ‎2015 ‎2‎:‎24‎
‎AM
> > > > > To: users@flex.apache.org
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > 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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