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From "G. Wade Johnson" <wade.john...@abbnm.com>
Subject Re: logout and login again
Date Thu, 15 May 2003 15:11:31 GMT
That would remove the issue of the browser "helping" you. If I
understand  your problem correctly, it should solve the problem.

G. Wade

Werner van Mook wrote:
> 
> Does this mean that using something else (e.g. FORM) will solve my
> problem?
> 
> Werner
> 
> On Thursday, May 15, 2003, at 04:46 PM, G. Wade Johnson wrote:
> 
> > One surprise with the BASIC authentication is that the browser retains
> > the userid and password you enter until it is restarted.
> >
> > When you invalidate the session, your server will rerequest the basic
> > authentication from the browser. The browser finds that it already has
> > a userid and password for this server/realm combination and sends it
> > without bothering the end user.
> >
> > G. Wade
> >
> > Werner van Mook wrote:
> >>
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> I'm new to this list so forgive me if this questions has been asked
> >> before.
> >> (although I couldn't find it in the archives).
> >>
> >> I have a web app for which a user has to log in with a name and
> >> password.
> >> I give the users a way to logout by invalidating the current session.
> >>
> >> Now it should be possible to go back to the page where you have to log
> >> in and ask for the name and password.
> >>
> >> This will not work for me. My browser does not show a login window.
> >> It only shows it when I restart my browser.
> >>
> >> I use basic authentication with the standard tomcat memory realm.
> >>
> >> I hope I'm clear in my story.
> >>
> >> Can anybody point me in the right direction.
> >>
> >> Werner
> >>
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