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Subject cvs commit: httpd-2.0/docs/manual/mod mod_auth_digest.xml mod_auth_digest.html.en
Date Mon, 15 Jul 2002 18:02:45 GMT
slive       2002/07/15 11:02:45

  Modified:    docs/manual/mod mod_auth_digest.xml mod_auth_digest.html.en
  Log:
  Update the info on browser support of digest auth.
  
  Submitted by:  "Thomas Sjögren" <thomas@northernsecurity.net>, Joshua Slive
  
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.4       +15 -11    httpd-2.0/docs/manual/mod/mod_auth_digest.xml
  
  Index: mod_auth_digest.xml
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvs/httpd-2.0/docs/manual/mod/mod_auth_digest.xml,v
  retrieving revision 1.3
  retrieving revision 1.4
  diff -u -d -b -u -r1.3 -r1.4
  --- mod_auth_digest.xml	23 May 2002 14:50:11 -0000	1.3
  +++ mod_auth_digest.xml	15 Jul 2002 18:02:45 -0000	1.4
  @@ -40,16 +40,18 @@
   </example>
   
   <note><title>Note</title>
  -    <p>MD5 authentication provides a more
  -    secure password system than Basic authentication, but only
  -    works with supporting browsers. As of this writing (October 2001),
  -    the only major browsers which support digest authentication are
  -    <a href="http://www.opera.com/">Opera 4.0</a>,
  -    <a href="http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/">MS Internet
  -    Explorer 5.0</a> and <a href="http://www.w3.org/Amaya/">Amaya</a>.
  -    Therefore, we do not yet recommend using this feature on a large
  -    Internet site. However, for personal and intra-net use, where
  -    browser users can be controlled, it is ideal.</p>
  +    
  +    <p>Digest authentication provides a more secure password system
  +    than Basic authentication, but only works with supporting
  +    browsers. As of July 2002, the major browsers that support digest
  +    authentication are <a href="http://www.opera.com/">Opera</a>, <a
  +    href="http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/">MS Internet
  +    Explorer</a> (fails when used with a query string), <a
  +    href="http://www.w3.org/Amaya/">Amaya</a> and <a
  +    href="http://www.mozilla.org">Mozilla</a>.  Since digest
  +    authentication is not as widely implemented as basic
  +    authentication, you should use it only in controlled settings.</p>
  +
   </note>
   </section>
   
  @@ -268,4 +270,6 @@
   </directivesynopsis>
   
   </modulesynopsis>
  +
  +
   
  
  
  
  1.3       +12 -13    httpd-2.0/docs/manual/mod/mod_auth_digest.html.en
  
  Index: mod_auth_digest.html.en
  ===================================================================
  RCS file: /home/cvs/httpd-2.0/docs/manual/mod/mod_auth_digest.html.en,v
  retrieving revision 1.2
  retrieving revision 1.3
  diff -u -d -b -u -r1.2 -r1.3
  --- mod_auth_digest.html.en	28 May 2002 07:35:00 -0000	1.2
  +++ mod_auth_digest.html.en	15 Jul 2002 18:02:45 -0000	1.3
  @@ -2,8 +2,8 @@
             XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
                   This file is generated from xml source: DO NOT EDIT
             XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
  -        --><title>mod_auth_digest- Apache HTTP Server</title><link href="../style/manual.css"
type="text/css" rel="stylesheet"/></head><body><blockquote><div align="center"><img
src="../images/sub.gif" alt="[APACHE DOCUMENTATION]"/><h3>Apache HTTP Server Version
2.0</h3></div><h1 align="center">Apache Module mod_auth_digest</h1><table
cellspacing="1" cellpadding="0" bgcolor="#cccccc"><tr><td><table bgcolor="#ffffff"><tr><td
valign="top"><span class="help">Description:</span></td><td>User
authentication using MD5
  -    Digest Authentication.</td></tr><tr><td><a href="module-dict.html#Status"
class="help">Status:</a></td><td>Experimental</td></tr><tr><td><a
href="module-dict.html#ModuleIdentifier" class="help">Module&nbsp;Identifier:</a></td><td>auth_digest_module</td></tr></table></td></tr></table><h2>Summary</h2>
  +        --><title>mod_auth_digest- Apache HTTP Server</title><link href="../style/manual.css"
type="text/css" rel="stylesheet"/></head><body><blockquote><div align="center"><img
src="../images/sub.gif" alt="[APACHE DOCUMENTATION]"/><h3>Apache HTTP Server Version
2.0</h3></div><h1 align="center">Apache Module mod_auth_digest</h1><table
cellspacing="1" cellpadding="0" bgcolor="#cccccc"><tr><td><table bgcolor="#ffffff"><tr><td
nowrap="nowrap" valign="top"><span class="help">Description:</span></td><td>User
authentication using MD5
  +    Digest Authentication.</td></tr><tr><td nowrap="nowrap"><a
href="module-dict.html#Status" class="help">Status:</a></td><td>Experimental</td></tr><tr><td
nowrap="nowrap"><a href="module-dict.html#ModuleIdentifier" class="help">Module&nbsp;Identifier:</a></td><td>auth_digest_module</td></tr></table></td></tr></table><h2>Summary</h2>
       <p>This module implements HTTP Digest Authentication.  However, it
       has not been extensively tested and is therefore marked
       experimental.</p>
  @@ -27,16 +27,15 @@
   </code></td></tr></table></blockquote>
   
   <blockquote><table><tr><td bgcolor="#e0e5f5"><p align="center"><strong>Note</strong></p>
  -    <p>MD5 authentication provides a more
  -    secure password system than Basic authentication, but only
  -    works with supporting browsers. As of this writing (October 2001),
  -    the only major browsers which support digest authentication are
  -    <a href="http://www.opera.com/">Opera 4.0</a>,
  -    <a href="http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/">MS Internet
  -    Explorer 5.0</a> and <a href="http://www.w3.org/Amaya/">Amaya</a>.
  -    Therefore, we do not yet recommend using this feature on a large
  -    Internet site. However, for personal and intra-net use, where
  -    browser users can be controlled, it is ideal.</p>
  +    
  +    <p>Digest authentication provides a more secure password system
  +    than Basic authentication, but only works with supporting
  +    browsers. As of July 2002, the major browsers that support digest
  +    authentication are <a href="http://www.opera.com/">Opera</a>, <a href="http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/">MS
Internet
  +    Explorer</a> (fails when used with a query string), <a href="http://www.w3.org/Amaya/">Amaya</a>
and <a href="http://www.mozilla.org">Mozilla</a>.  Since digest
  +    authentication is not as widely implemented as basic
  +    authentication, you should use it only in controlled settings.</p>
  +
   </td></tr></table></blockquote>
   <hr/><h2><a name="AuthDigestAlgorithm">AuthDigestAlgorithm</a>
<a name="authdigestalgorithm">Directive</a></h2><table cellpadding="1"
cellspacing="0" border="0" bgcolor="#cccccc"><tr><td><table bgcolor="#ffffff"><tr><td
nowrap="nowrap"><strong>Description: </strong></td><td>Selects
the algorithm used to calculate the challenge and
   response hases in digest authentication</td></tr><tr><td nowrap="nowrap"><a
href="directive-dict.html#Syntax" class="help">Syntax:</a></td><td>AuthDigestAlgorithm
MD5|MD5-sess</td></tr><tr><td nowrap="nowrap"><a href="directive-dict.html#Default"
class="help">Default:</a></td><td><code>AuthDigestAlgorithm MD5</code></td></tr><tr><td
nowrap="nowrap"><a href="directive-dict.html#Context" class="help">Context:</a></td><td>directory,
.htaccess</td></tr><tr><td nowrap="nowrap"><a href="directive-dict.html#Override"
class="help">Override:</a></td><td>AuthConfig</td></tr><tr><td
nowrap="nowrap"><a href="directive-dict.html#Status" class="help">Status:</a></td><td>Experimental</td></tr><tr><td
nowrap="nowrap"><a href="directive-dict.html#Module" class="help">Module:</a></td><td>mod_auth_digest</td></tr></table></td></tr></table>
  
  
  

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