Proxy: authentication when accessing https:// sites via MS ISA




17 years ago
5 years ago


(Reporter: jimshep, Unassigned)



Windows NT

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17 years ago
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; WinNT4.0; en-US; rv:0.9.9+) Gecko/20020327
BuildID:    2002032708

If I try to access any secure site (https://), I get a blank dialog box asking
for username and password for my company's proxy.  Entering the correct
information in this dialog results in the dialog box being re-posted blank even
though remember settings was checked.  After pressing cancel button, I get a
page describing that authentication was not granted.  This has happened with
several builds since 0.9.9 (all of the ones I have tested).  I have no problems
when using 0.9.9; the dialog box is prefilled with the correct username and
password and pressing the OK button loads the secure site correctly.   I can
access normal (http://) sites thorugh the proxy with this build of Mozilla and
the dialog box is prefilled with my username and password correctly.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Enter any address starting with https://

Actual Results:  Cannot get through proxy server.

Comment 1

17 years ago
Dupe of bug #127671 ????  whose fix does not seem to work (according
to what I read there).

Comment 2

17 years ago
This is still a problem in the 1.0.0 nightly builds.  Is there any debug
information I can provide to help pinpoint the cause for this problem?

Comment 3

17 years ago
I tried this at work (SSL Proxy w/ auth), on the Mac OS 9 Mozilla 1.0 RC1 final
candidate, and it didn't seem to have the problem. I was in a hurry, and need to
go back to Windows and look further.

What we need here is either a packet trace


The proxy type (vendor and version) + log entries of the failure.

Comment 4

17 years ago
How do I perform a packet trace?  I have searched through and
haven't found an indication as to what tools are required.  Is there a way for a
user to get the necessary information regarding the proxy server.  I work for
General Electric and the support group has historically not given any
information regarding the network setup, especially regarding "unsupported"

Comment 5

17 years ago
Created attachment 80007 [details]
windump -vvv output

Comment 6

17 years ago
I used windump to hopefully get you a useful trace.  I will attach the output
from windump -vvv.  During the session all I did was try to go to a https://
site, enter username and password for the proxy in the dialog and press OK, and
then press cancel on the dialog after it reappears.

Comment 7

17 years ago
+ cc: tever

I'm actually a bit rusty w/ Windows packet analyzers, so I'm asking Tom to give
some input here.

We just need to capture the first 8 or so packets, to see what your browser is
saying to the proxy server for the "Proxy-Auth" line.

Comment 8

17 years ago
*** This bug has been confirmed by popular vote. ***
Ever confirmed: true

Comment 9

17 years ago
I can vie for this bug, as I have the very same problem. I work under Windows
2000 Professional, running Mozilla 1.0RC1. I have the very same problem
described below. 

What I do know is that my company uses Windows ISA for proxy functionality. If I
can be of help with further information, please contact me.

Comment 10

17 years ago
This problem also exists under linux since mozilla builds in late march. I also
could reproduce this phenomenon under Win2k. Even now the problem persists

Comment 11

17 years ago
Does anyone know what kind of proxy server they are connecting to?

Comment 12

17 years ago
I know that I'm connecting to a Microsoft ISA server.


17 years ago
Keywords: mozilla1.1, regression
Summary: Can not get proxy authentication when accessing https:// sites → Cannot get proxy authentication when accessing https:// sites


17 years ago
Summary: Cannot get proxy authentication when accessing https:// sites → Proxy:authentication when accessing https:// sites


17 years ago
Summary: Proxy:authentication when accessing https:// sites → Proxy:authentication when accessing https:// sites via ISA

Comment 13

16 years ago
I thought this might be NTLM related, but http: proxy is working w/ auth...

I recall minor problems with HTPP proxy + auth, which should have all gone away
by now. A Mozilla 1.1 or 1.2a update would be appreciated.
Summary: Proxy:authentication when accessing https:// sites via ISA → Proxy: authentication when accessing https:// sites via MS ISA

Comment 14

16 years ago
I can confirm that the behaviour is indeed fixed in Mozilla 1.1. At least the
sites I had problems with all behave correctly now.



16 years ago
Whiteboard: dupeme

Comment 15

16 years ago
Marking works for me based on comment 14. Reopen if there are still problems
with recent nightly builds.
Last Resolved: 16 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME


5 years ago
Whiteboard: dupeme
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