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From Thomas Bolioli <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] authentication repeat at each POST?
Date Thu, 06 Feb 2003 13:21:54 GMT
More specifically http is stateless and requires all info (http, auth, 
cookies, etc) to be resent on every request. As the last person implied, 
this is likely normal and expected behavior.

Boyle Owen wrote:

>Plain text, please...
>It is up to the client to supply the username:password pair with every
>request to a protected resource. What is making the POST request? Is it
>a browser or a client-sided script?
>Owen Boyle
>-----Original Message-----
>From: David Raila []
>Sent: Donnerstag, 6. Februar 2003 01:38
>Subject: [users@httpd] authentication repeat at each POST?
>    I am having the authentication repeat at each POST command.
>In the log I see a 401 response followed by a 200 once authenticated,
>but next time I POST the same thing happens.
>Why is the authentication repeated?
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