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From Nce Rt <>
Subject unknown 401 entity from apache
Date Tue, 05 Mar 2013 03:13:10 GMT

       Platform- linux
       Apache version- 2.2
       Modules enabled- deflate dir autoindex env mime negotiation custom_module reqtimeout
       Name of my module- custom_module which is positioned APR_HOOK_FIRST

As you can see, both auth and authz are disabled completely. httpd.conf and apache2.conf files
reflect the same. In handling some proprietary authentication protocol in my custom_module,
I do return 401 status code along with a custom entity which goes thro' fine to the client.
But when I send a second 401 status return (required by my own auth protocol) along with a
custom entity, client do get the 401 status but a different entity below which I don't send:

<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//IETF//DTD HTML 2.0//EN"><html><head><title>401
Authorization Required</title></head><body><h1>Authorization Required</h1><p>This
server could not verify that youare authorized to access the documentrequested.  Either you
supplied the wrongcredentials (e.g., bad password), or yourbrowser doesn't understand how
to supplythe credentials required.</p></body></html>

The entity I put doesn't get sent out the client but the above. I've not defined any ErrorDocument
directive with the above message. Any clues? 
  • Unnamed multipart/alternative (inline, None, 0 bytes)
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