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From Werner van Mook <wer...@connecties.com>
Subject Re: logout and login again
Date Thu, 15 May 2003 14:56:43 GMT
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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