[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 14:46:04 +0200

Yes I did. I will have look at basic authentication in more details
later and try to figure out what could be wrong. Please be patient.

I'm finishing beta2 to have it out for testing as soon as possible.

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David

Daniel.Harman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> 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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