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From Bharat <bharat.kj...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: jcouchdb anyone?
Date Wed, 28 Apr 2010 20:09:26 GMT
Perfect James.
Thats what I was missing. Uncommenting WWW-authenticate and passing that as
a realm, works.

Thanks guys.

On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 1:00 PM, James Marca <jmarca@translab.its.uci.edu>wrote:

> Perhaps try passing the "authority" key when setting the AuthScope?
>
> Example:
>
> my /etc/couchdb/local.ini has:
>
> ...
> [httpd]
> ; Uncomment next line to trigger basic-auth popup on unauthorized requests.
> WWW-Authenticate = Basic realm="administrator"
> ...
>
>
> My code in a test case looks as follows:
>
>
>    ...
>    private static final String TESTDB_AUTHORITY = "administrator";
>    ...
>
>    @Before
>    public void setUp() throws Exception {
>        // load couchdb properties
>
>  props.load(getClass().getClassLoader().getResource(DB_PROPERTIES).openStream());
>
>        ...
>
>        dbname =props.getProperty("couchdb.db.dbname",TESTDB_NAME);
>        user =props.getProperty("couchdb.db.user");
>        pass =props.getProperty("couchdb.db.password");
>        authority
> =props.getProperty("couchdb.db.authority",TESTDB_AUTHORITY);
>
>        ...
> }
>
>
>
> then later, I create dbs as follows...note the authority in AuthScope new
> call
>
>    public static Database createDatabaseForTest()
>    {
>        // Load couchdb properties
>        Server server = new ServerImpl(host,port);
>        if(user != null && pass !=null) {
>            AuthScope as = new AuthScope(host, port, authority);
>            Credentials c = new UsernamePasswordCredentials(user, pass);
>            server.setCredentials(as,c);
>        }
>
>        List<String> databases = server.listDatabases();
>
>        log.debug("databases = " + databases);
>
>        ...
>
>    }
>
> Hope that helps,
> James
>
>
>
> On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 10:33:31AM -0700, Bharat wrote:
> > I am trying to use jcouchdb api for authenticating against my couchdb
> > instance(0.11). I have set the admin usr/pass in futon and in addition
> > specified ADMIN and READER on the DB I am trying to access so only people
> > with correct credentials can access/view the DB.
> >
> > My code is pretty simple and directly using ServerImpl and its
> > setCredentials and get method:
> >
> > -------------------------
> > ServerImpl service = new ServerImpl("localhost");
> >         Credentials credentials =
> >                 new UsernamePasswordCredentials(<usr>, <pass>);
> >         AuthScope authScope = new AuthScope("http://localhost", 5984);
> >
> >         service.setCredentials(authScope, credentials);
> >
> >         Response res = service.get(/<database>);
> > -----------------------------
> >
> > But everytime I do this, I keep getting http 401 in my response. Is there
> > something I am missing or not setting correctly?
> >
> > I know its not exactly a couchdb question but there is very little to no
> > documentation available so thought I ll try here.
> >
> > Thanks!
>
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