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Web Component Certification (SCWCD/OCPJWCD)
DIGEST authentication type
Joined: Feb 18, 2005
Apr 02, 2006 08:58:00
Since it�s a HTTP1.1 complice (BASIC also), why this sentence is not true?
"This authentication method is supported by all the commonly used browsers."
as far as i know it would be some simething like this:
BASIC - HTTP1.1
DIGEST - HTTP1.1
CLIENT CERT -
FORM - J2EE SPEC
does it make sense?
SCJP | SCWCD | SCBCD | SCWSD 5 | SCEA (I) 1.4 | SCEA 5 | IBM SOA 669
Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Apr 02, 2006 13:35:00
Authentication (either Basic or Digest) is an
feature of HTTP/1.1, not a required one. All browsers support Basic, but few support Digest.
(I don't understand the list of authentication methods, so I can't comment on that.)
It is sorta covered in the
JavaRanch Style Guide
subject: DIGEST authentication type
which mechanism is build in HTTP?
http authentication methods
a vague question
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