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From Eric Covener <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] unknown 401 entity from apache
Date Tue, 05 Mar 2013 01:30:05 GMT
On Mon, Mar 4, 2013 at 6:50 PM, Nce Rt <> wrote:
> Environment:
>        Platform- linux
>        Apache version- 2.2
>        Modules enabled- deflate dir autoindex env mime negotiation
> custom_module reqtimeout setenvif
> As you can see, both auth and authz are disabled completely. httpd.conf and
> apache2.conf files reflect the same. In handling some proprietary
> authentication protocol in my custom_module, I do return 401 status code
> along with a custom entity which goes thro' fine to the client. But when I
> send a second 401 status return (required by my own auth protocol) along
> with a custom entity, client do get the 401 status but a different entity
> below which I don't send:
> <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//IETF//DTD HTML 2.0//EN"><html><head><title>401
> Authorization Required</title></head><body><h1>Authorization
> Required</h1><p>This server could not verify that youare authorized to
> access the documentrequested.  Either you supplied the wrongcredentials
> (e.g., bad password), or yourbrowser doesn't understand how to supplythe
> credentials required.</p></body></html>
> The entity I put doesn't get sent out the client but the above. I've not
> defined any ErrorDocument directive with the above message. Any clues?

Better on modules-dev@. Does one call return 401 and another return
DONE and set r->status=401?  What hook and what do you return?

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