Re: [htdig] Quick Question about using htdig


Subject: Re: [htdig] Quick Question about using htdig
From: Torsten Neuer (tneuer@inwise.de)
Date: Fri Jan 07 2000 - 11:47:30 PST


Geoff Hutchison wrote:
>
> At 11:05 AM -0500 1/7/00, Deepak Vaidya wrote:
> >The problem I am having is the list archives are password proctected and
> >using authorization: username:password did not work was planned. What
> >could I be doing wrong.
>
> How is the password protection implemented? If it's via server-side
> passwords (e.g. the browser throws up a dialog box) this should work.
> If it's via some sort of CGI, it's not easy to do--you'll have to
> figure out some way to authenticate the htdig robot to the CGI.

Hmm.. wasn't it that Ht://Dig was only capable of doing Basic
authentication
so far? If the Digest authentication method is used, it might be the
reason
for barfing on that.

I might be wrong with that, however ;-)

cheers,

  Torsten

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