[thelist] Automatically enter HTTP Authentication details

raditha dissanayake jabber at raditha.com
Wed May 19 21:06:40 CDT 2004

Mark M wrote:

>Hey all - 
>I'm building an app, in which my preview part actually points to a 3rd party website.
>However to gain entry to the 3rd party website the user has to enter their username 
>and password into their HTTP Authentication dialog box.
>Now - the application I have written KNOWS the correct username and password - is 
>there some way I can seamlessly log them into the 3rd party website with the details 
>I have without them noticing?
>It's a Java app, if that means anything.

Quite possible. Look for CHAP authentication in the RFC 2616.

Raditha Dissanayake.
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