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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: Something broke on the way to 1.3 ...
Date Sat, 18 Apr 1998 07:34:51 GMT
Was there resolution on this?

Dean

On Fri, 27 Mar 1998, Michael Smith wrote:

> Just upgraded most of our servers from 1.2.6 to 1.3b6-dev.  This went
> smoothly with just one little  exception.  To try to cut a long
> httpd.conf short I had something like the following
> 
> ProxyPass /proxy/foo http://foo/
> <Location ~ "/register|/admin">
>   require valid-user
> </Location>
> 
> A user asking for
> 
> /proxy/foo/register
> 
> would need to authenticate themself before the proxy request took
> place.  This all worked fine!
> 
> Under 1.3 however, a user asking for the same URL gets a 407 (Proxy
> authentication required) error - which the browser (Communicator in this
> case) doesn't take to mean that it should pop up a username/password
> box.  Hence the request never gets to the proxy server
> 
> I'm not sure what behaviour is "correct", but figured it was worth
> reporting.
> 
> Mike
> 
> 
> 


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