[prssr-devel-ml] Re: HTTP Proxy authentication is not working

  • From: David Andrs <pda@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: prssr-devel-ml@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 04 Jul 2006 12:13:10 +0200

Type:
Get / HTTP/1.1<hit enter>
Host: proxy<hit enter>
<hit enter>

substitute 'proxy' in the above with the host name of the proxy server

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David

Daniel.Harman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> Hi David,
> 
> Not much luck with this.
> 
> After typing "Get / HTTP/1.1" am I meant to hit <enter> and then type
> "Host: <proxy" (including the space after the colon), or is it all on
> one line? Or is Host meant to be the promt I see in telnet?
> 
> Dan
> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: prssr-devel-ml-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>> [mailto:prssr-devel-ml-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of David Andrs
>> Sent: 29 June 2006 17:02
>> To: prssr-devel-ml@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: [prssr-devel-ml] Re: HTTP Proxy authentication is not working
>>
>>
>> Please do the following and send me the result.
>>
>> Run cmd (Start | Run, enter cmd) - hope you have W2K or better.
>>
>> Type: telnet
>> Type: set LOCAL_ECHO
>> Type: open <proxy> <port>
>> <proxy> is the host name of your proxy
>> <port> is the port where the proxy server listens
>> Type:
>> GET / HTTP/1.1
>> Host: <proxy>
>> <enter>
>>
>> <enter> means entering epmty row - just hit enter
>>
>> And send me the response of your proxy server. Looks your 
>> proxy is using auth scheme not supported by pRSSreader.
>>
>> If in troubles, ask me for details.
>>
>> --
>> David
>>
>> Daniel.Harman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>>> Hi David,
>>>
>>> With PocketIE it does work, but I am required to enter the HTTP 
>>> authentication details (login/pw) within PocketIE when it initiates 
>>> the proxy connection. Opera behaves identically. These are 
>> not values 
>>> that can be set in the device's settings/connections configuration 
>>> (which is extremely annoying - I hate having to enter them 
>> every time 
>>> it connects to the proxy).
>>>
>>> I don't think pRSSreader has the necessary functionality to ask the 
>>> user for these authentication details, and when I try to 
>> update using 
>>> the connection manager settings, the following error is logged :
>>>
>>>     'The proxy server needs an authentication'
>>>
>>> (I'm not sure if that is truncated).
>>>
>>> If I choose to override the connection manager settings in 
>> pRSSreader, 
>>> then there appears to be a different problem. It does not work, and 
>>> the following error is logged :
>>>
>>>     'Bad authentication response'.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I guess the solution is to add support for asking the user for a 
>>> login/pw when using the connection manager settings (and 
>> ideally allow 
>>> me to preset them for a given connection), or possibly just fix the 
>>> issue with the override.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> Dan
>>>
>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: prssr-devel-ml-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>> [mailto:prssr-devel-ml-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of 
>> David Andrs
>>>> Sent: 25 June 2006 12:25
>>>> To: prssr-devel-ml
>>>> Subject: [prssr-devel-ml] HTTP Proxy authentication is not working
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Daniel,
>>>>
>>>> because you send the email in the time when the forwarding
>>>> from this mailing list did not work for me, I start this 
>> thread again.
>>>> I have not tried your problem yet, but I need you to do this:
>>>> - set the correct information in connection manager (Start |
>>>> Settings | Connections | Connections, Set up my proxy 
>>>> server). Be careful to set this for correct network.
>>>> - try to access some site with PocketIE
>>>> - if this will work for you, then pRSSreader should work with 
>>>> connection manager settings (no proxy overriding in options)
>>>> - if the above will NOT work for you, I need to know as much 
>>>> information
>>>>   you could provide (like the name of the proxy server - 
>>>> squid, ...) to simulate your enviroment to track the bug down.
>>>>
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