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From zcat <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Basic Authentication question
Date Fri, 15 Jul 2005 05:56:37 GMT
> The browser prompts me for userid and password...
> now i click a link on that page and say the request goes as
> http://a.b.c.d/xyz.html
> Will it prompt again for user id and password ??

The browser keeps the username and password for the rest of the session, 
and will automatically send them with every request for pages 'below' 
the first one.

So you won't need to enter this password again until you close and 
re-open the browser.

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