Re: IE8 on Windows 7 - https auth not working
"glanfield" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Dear group,
> I have a system where by a zip file is downloaded from a web server
> (apache) over https and using an apache directive for the usename/password
> (such as below). The problem is that the username and password is never
> excepted in IE8 on Windows 7 (32bit). It works in FireFox,Chrome,IE7
> 32 bit), and ie8 on xp.
> Any help appreciated.
> <Directory <dir_location>>
> AuthType Basic
> Authname "Username and Password Required"
> AuthUserFile /etc/httpd/<htpasswdfile>
> Require valid-user
Use a http tracing tool like Fiddler2 to see what is being sent by Apache to
IE, it might be that there's a problem with the 401 response formatting.
What security zone does IE show your site as being in? If it's in the
Restricted Zone then IE will ignore any authentication requests.