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From "Gerald Richter" <rich...@ecos.de>
Subject Re: AuthDBI logoff
Date Mon, 31 Mar 2003 06:02:48 GMT


> i'm seeking a means by which i can allow my web users to "logoff" after
> authenticating for access to restricted web space.  i realize that users
> can just close their browser, but i'm seeking a solution that allows the
> browser to remain open.  essentially, i want a button that a user can
> click that causes the web browser to drop the credentials for the realm.
>

I am not aware that the http protocol allows you to drop credentials from
basic auth, but maybe I am wrong...

If you want to have a logoff, you need something like authentication which
uses cookies, where you are able to reset the cookie.

Gerald




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