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Mock Exam Quesion

Ram Venkat

Joined: Nov 28, 2007
Posts: 29
Identify the authentication techniques that are based on builtin mechanisms of HTTP.

Select 2 correct options
a HTTP does not have any built in mechanism for authentication.
It does - BASIC.





My Choices are b & e.

But it's showing in answer key as b & d.

advice on this

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Christophe Verré

Joined: Nov 24, 2005
Posts: 14687

The HTTP protocol only offers the following mechanism :
  • HTTP Basic Authentication
  • HTTP Digest Authentication

  • You can refer to this RFC. Client authentication is HTTPS, and form authentication is servlet specific.

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