IPP> MOD - Issue 2: How can client force authentication, i.e., identified mode? Solution #2 preferred

IPP> MOD - Issue 2: How can client force authentication, i.e., identified mode? Solution #2 preferred

IPP> MOD - Issue 2: How can client force authentication, i.e., identified mode? Solution #2 preferred

Michael Sweet mike at easysw.com
Tue Mar 30 08:57:27 EST 1999


Paul Moore wrote:
> 
> How does trhis work in combination with various secure transmission
> RLS (ssl3, TLS, etc).
> 
> What you would actually need would be a product of all the
> combinations of identification and auth/secure channel methods.
> 
> URL1 = none, none
> URL2 = basic, none
> URL3 = basic, TLS
> URL4 = basic, SSL3
> URL5 = digest, none
> ...
> URL9 = digest, SSL3
> 
> URL27 = foobar, XYZ
> ...

Correct, although I would imagine that most IPP servers will offer
either Basic or Digest, but not both (supporting both would probably
require storing the actual password string as plaintext on the server,
which isn't a good idea...)

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