[thelist] JS: Un-caching a window's HTTP authentication

Oliver Lineham oliver at lineham.co.nz
Fri Jun 8 03:50:15 CDT 2001

At 13:53 3/06/2001 -0400, you wrote:

> >IE >to ditch the HTTP authentication details it is using (username,
>password), >and pop up a new login box. Effectively a "logout" button/link.
>Sure. Easy. Send a 401 header to the browser... Now, if I could only
>remember what the syntax was...

that was my preferred approach, but i couldn't get apache to do it - at 
least not without fiddling with a lot of other settings which i don't want 
to do, as it may affect things like the connection to LDAP and the many 
other web applications on the server.  (this is a phone company, and much 
of the company runs on these web apps)


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