olemis at gmail
Feb 15, 2012, 11:57 AM
Post #3 of 3
On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 1:58 PM, osimons <oddsimons [at] gmail> wrote:
Re: Re: Trac XmlRpcPlugin and HTTP digest authentication
[In reply to]
> On Feb 15, 5:31 pm, Olemis Lang <ole...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I was looking for feedback just to know if somebody's been able to
>> setup XmlRpcPlugin and make it work with HTTP digest authentication .
>> I look forward to your reply . Thanks in advance !
> Hi Olemis,
> There is no problem using the RPC plugin with digest auth - or any
> particular other auth for that matter. The RPC plugin just uses what
> it gets from Trac, and if Trac can authenticate then the plugin is
> fine with that.
> The real problem is that CLIENTS generally don't support digest auth,
> or any other particular auth mechanism other than lowest common
> denominator: Basic Authentication.
oh ! now I see .
> So something like Python xmlrpclib
> only supports Basic auth. However, if you were to build a custom
> client that provides its own authentication handlers, all should be
> fine. Other clients for other platforms like Java, .Net or whatever
> may support further mechanisms - including Digest. I don't know. But
> in the end it all depends on the client.
> If you configure a project with digest auth, you should have no
> problem using curl to make authenticated calls to a Trac /rpc handler.
> "man curl" for all details of curl options... :-)
Thnx for the pointer
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