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From Dirk-Willem van Gulik <di...@webweaving.org>
Subject RE: auth_digest not working?
Date Tue, 20 Aug 2002 15:00:37 GMT


On Tue, 20 Aug 2002, Boyle Owen wrote:

> Read the tutorial on authentication in the docs that came with apache.
> The basic conclusion is that digest authentication is only sporadically
> supported in browsers (N.B. this is a browser problem - your server is
> working perfectly). You are quite lucky it works in IE since that is a
> popular browser but I would not hold out much hope of getting it to work
> with others.

OmniWeb, the premier browser on macosx and my ericsson cell phone seems to
be fine too, as is mount_webdav, Opera and Internet Explorer. So I
guess it is time for a platform change :-) :-)

Dw

> Rgds,
>
> Owen Boyle
>
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Jack Gia [mailto:tst555@operamail.com]
> >Sent: Dienstag, 20. August 2002 15:37
> >To: users@httpd.apache.org
> >Subject: auth_digest not working?
> >
> >
> >Hello, I have loaded the mod_auth_digest.so module
> >I have done everything correctly according to the manual.
> ><Directory "<somepath>/web/pics">
> >    AuthType Digest
> >    AuthName "Private"
> >    AuthDigestFile <somepath>/pass
> >    Require user friends
> ></Directory>
> >
> >Using the binary htdigest i added several users and passwords. To
> >test the configuration, I used Internet Explorer 5.01 . It actually
> >worked fine from remote client. Next, I tried using Amaya, didnt
> >work. Next, Opera 6.05 gave me the message: "This URL is not in the
> >list of URLs that can be authenticated by the given realm. Cannot
> >send Authentication credentials."
> >
> >Any ideas on how to make it work with any other browsers besides IE5 ?
> >Thanks alot,
> >Jack
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