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From Joe Orton <jor...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] AuthDigestDomain doesn't work
Date Tue, 14 Sep 2010 10:40:45 GMT
On Sun, Sep 12, 2010 at 12:45:38AM -0400, Andrew Schulman wrote:
...
> Looking around for an explanation of this, I found very little.  The most I
> could find was one comment
> (http://stackoverflow.com/questions/357939/example-of-using-authtype-digest-to-authenticate-a-user-once-across-sub-domains/1978392#1978392)
> claiming that "Most browsers do not respect the Digest "domain" directive and
> will not resend credentials for other URIs. As far as I know, Opera is the only
> browser that honors it."
> 
> Can anyone comment on whether this is true?  Is AuthDigestDomain essentially
> useless, because most browsers won't honor it?

I checked Firefox a while back and this was still true; can't speak for 
MSIE but I haven't heard about anybody using this successfully with the 
big browsers.

Regards, Joe

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