Re: DIGEST-MD5 on HTTP webserver

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I noticed that but I wonder how to use it on server side and by starting/releasing a new server at each request.
I have seen the client example and it doesn't really help in my case.

I'll continue investigating but any help would be appreciated :)

On Thu, Aug 1, 2013 at 11:42 AM, Alexey Melnikov <alexey.melnikov@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Actually, Cyrus SASL now supports HTTP Digest via a flag.

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On 1 Aug 2013, at 08:08, Phil Pennock <cyrus-sasl-phil@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 2013-07-31 at 17:07 +0200, Nil Croustillac wrote:
>> It's been a while now I am trying to implement the Digest authentication
>> with the Cyrus SASL library and I don't understand how to proceed.
>> I am using the version 2.1.25 and only support digest mechanism, here is
>> the desired behaviour (which doesn't work)
> HTTP does not use SASL as a framing layer.
> You want to read RFC 2617 which explains what goes into the headers at
> each step, and implement based on that.  There are definite similarities
> between HTTP Digest Authentication and DIGEST-MD5 as used in SASL, but a
> SASL library won't typically help with HTTP.
> You might try using libcurl instead?
> -Phil

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