AuthType Digest and Internet Explorer
chris.carey at gmail.com
Fri Mar 10 14:54:14 MST 2006
On 3/10/06, Andrew Hunter <andrewm_hunter at froghunters.com> wrote:
> Hi to all. I am trying to use an .htaccess file with AuthType Digest in a
> particular directory my server. The server is running Apache 1.3.33 on
> FreeBSD 4.7. When I go to the protected page via browser, I get the
> expected username and password dialog. When I go with Internet Explorer
> (apparently some folks still use that!) it just gives the generic "The page
> cannot be displayed". Any ideas on what the problem might be?
> I have encountered only one possibility so far. In the doc at
> http://httpd.apache.org/docs/1.3/howto/auth.html#digest, it says:
> "Digest authentication is implemented by the module mod_auth_digest. There
> is an older module, mod_digest, which implemented an older version of the
> digest authentication specification, but which will probably not work with
> newer browsers."
> When I go to my httpd.conf file, I have no module, commented or not, called
> mod_auth_digest. I have enabled mod_digest. Is this likely to be the
> problem? If so, how might I add that module? Thanks--
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As far as I knew, Internet Explorer doesnt support Digest Auth.
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