[Twisted-web] Twisted web client digest authentication?
Paul de Vries
pc.vries at tip.nl
Mon Dec 5 09:24:57 EST 2011
Thanks for setting me on the right track. This is the first and (so far) only response I got
so I supposed it was a stupid or impossible question.
Which is very likely because I'm new to python and twisted.
Op 5 dec 2011, om 14:51 heeft exarkun at twistedmatrix.com het volgende geschreven:
> On 2 Dec, 02:31 pm, pc.vries at tip.nl wrote:
>> Made something that connects to a httpserver and parses the xml stream
>> it sends.
>> The webserver it has to connect to uses digest authentication.
>> How can I implement digest authentication in this?
> Digest authentication is performed in the headers of requests and
> responses. The server sends a challenge, the client computes a response
> proving they know a secret only one user is supposed to know.
>> def cbResponse(response):
> The response object has all of the headers sent from the server. You
> can inspect them and then compute the appropriate challenge response to
> include in your *next* request. If you get it right, then the server
> will give you the content instead of sending you a challenge.
> Some work has been done on adding higher-level support for this feature
> to Twisted, but it is not yet complete. You can follow its progress or
> pitch in at <http://twistedmatrix.com/trac/ticket/5148>.
>> print 'Response version: ', response.version
>> finished = Deferred()
>> return finished
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