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

  • From: <Daniel.Harman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <prssr-devel-ml@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 4 Jul 2006 15:55:40 +0100

No hurry, just wanted to check it got through since you had been having
email problems.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: prssr-devel-ml-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:prssr-devel-ml-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of David Andrs
> Sent: 04 July 2006 13:46
> To: prssr-devel-ml@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [prssr-devel-ml] Re: HTTP Proxy authentication is not working
> 
> 
> 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.
> 
> --
> 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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