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auth-method , legal values

taty gora

Joined: Nov 29, 2004
Posts: 16
'vendor-specific authentication schema'
be a legal value for auth-method element in DD?

Mikalai Zaikin
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Joined: Jun 04, 2002
Posts: 3323
Yep, it is allowed.

See what specification says (p.113-114):

The auth-methodType is used to configure the authentication
mechanism for the web application. As a prerequisite to
gaining access to any web resources which are protected by
an authorization constraint, a user must have authenticated
using the configured mechanism. Legal values are "BASIC",
"DIGEST", "FORM", "CLIENT-CERT", or a vendor-specific
authentication scheme

P.S. You will not see any vendor-specific questions on SCWCD exam. Just remember 4 standard values.


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taty gora

Joined: Nov 29, 2004
Posts: 16
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