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

  • From: <Daniel.Harman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <prssr-devel-ml@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 4 Jul 2006 11:56:14 +0100

Replied off list with the results. Presume you saw them?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: prssr-devel-ml-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:prssr-devel-ml-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of David Andrs
> Sent: 04 July 2006 11:13
> To: prssr-devel-ml@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [prssr-devel-ml] Re: HTTP Proxy authentication is not working
> 
> 
> 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
> 
> --
> 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.
> >>>>
> >>>> --
> >>>> David
> >>>> --
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> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
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