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From Reynir Hübner <rey...@hugsmidjan.is>
Subject RE: Automatic Client Login
Date Wed, 25 Sep 2002 19:46:50 GMT
sometimes this may work (depending on the browser/server combination): 
http://username:password@host.domain.com


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Frank Lawlor [mailto:frank.lawlor@athensgroup.com]
> Sent: 25. september 2002 19:47
> To: 'Tomcat'
> Subject: Automatic Client Login
> 
> 
> My application uses Form-based authentication.
> 
> However, I would like to be able to have a request
> from a client automacally log in without their seeing the
> form by passing the userid/password with an HTTP request.  
> 
> I thought I saw one time some syntax like:
> 
>   http://myhost?user=someone&password=base64pwd/.
> 
> Is there some way to set the userid and password in
> the header from a page (genrated by a JSP) sent 
> from the server to the client
> so that the login occurs silently (e.g. a page with just 
> javascript that does an automatic submit or a redirect
> from the server)?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Frank Lawlor
> Athens Group, Inc.
> (512) 345-0600 x151
> Athens Group, an employee-owned consulting firm integrating technology
> strategy and software solutions.
> 
> 
> 

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