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From Schölver, Andreas <Andreas.Schoel...@ebootis.de>
Subject RE: HTTP Authentication again
Date Tue, 09 May 2006 07:25:56 GMT
Is a clear text password really desirable or is it a security issue?

Andreas

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Martin Redington [mailto:m.redington@ucl.ac.uk] 
> Sent: Monday, May 08, 2006 11:56 PM
> To: xmlrpc-user@ws.apache.org
> Subject: Re: HTTP Authentication again
> 
> 
> 
> I think I was one of the original complainers about this (Hi Danny),  
> back in the day.
> 
> This is definitely desirable, imho ...
> 
> On 8 May 2006, at 17:07, Danny Angus wrote:
> 
> > Here is another one..
> >
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: Marek 'MMx' Ludha <mludha@gmail.com>
> > Date: 02-Mar-2006 20:41
> > Subject: HTTP Authentication again
> > To: xmlrpc-user@ws.apache.org
> >
> >> I also tried to put username and password into URL, like
> >> config.setServerURL(new URL("http://admin:admin1@127.0.0.1:8080/ 
> >> resource"));
> >> but this sent request with no authentication information at all.
> >> Therefore I want to ask if I am doing something wrong or 
> what is the
> >> recomended way to authenticate.
> >
> 
> 


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