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From Angela Schreiber <anch...@day.com>
Subject Re: litmus results
Date Mon, 04 Apr 2005 06:37:47 GMT

> the problem is that most (webdav)clients first issue a request without
> authorization header, even if you specify a user/pass (eg. m$
> webfolders). this resulted in a null-login on the repository, which
> gives a read-only user (with the default settings).

according to marcels mail ("anonymous login") the null-credentials login
results in an exeception:

"- Using the default configuration Repository.login() and 
Repository.login(String) will now throw a LoginException"

> i added the 'missing-auth-mapping' init parameter for the
> RepositoryAccessServlet. If this param is given, a null-login or a
> predefined user-login is done. if this param is missing, the servlet
> throws a LoginException which results in sending a 401.


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