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From Joe Orton <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] WebDAV + Siteminder = Cookie Monster / (dilema with siteminder cookies)
Date Wed, 02 Mar 2005 17:22:28 GMT
On Tue, Mar 01, 2005 at 11:21:11AM -0800, wrote:
> I have a Apache 2.x server that uses Siteminder  for authentication. The
> authentication works fine for almost all web resources, except for WebDAV
> access.
> I have couple of directories that I need to make WebDAV accessible. If
> these directories are protected by siteminder, my WebDAV client fails to
> connect. I think this is happening because siteminder uses cookies to
> manage authorization/authentication, and the WebDAV client does not
> understand cookies.

Hi again - DAV clients are not required to implement cookie support, and
many don't do so; so using authentication based on cookies won't work in
general for DAV.


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