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From Twylite <>
Subject Re:Problem sun.misc solved - but why is authorization=null???? Please help (urgent!)
Date Wed, 30 May 2001 18:22:48 GMT

>I solved the problem with sun.misc (was an error in directive). But now I
>had a strange error. When performing form login via JDBC  and trying to
>read out AUTHORIZATION Header the string is NULL. Why? Does form login not
>write Authorization in HTTP Header?

Form-based logon uses a POST method to communicate logon information, not the Authorization
header.  That 
header is only used if you are using Basic logon.  Things will remain that way until browsers
and servers define 
other methods of logon.


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