Browser + SSL Client certificates doesn't prompt for basic authentication, page left blank




Networking: HTTP
15 years ago
13 years ago


(Reporter: Rob Rose, Assigned: Darin Fisher)


Windows XP

Firefox Tracking Flags

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15 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030624
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030624

Apache + OpenSSL, client + server certificates generated from the same CA,
apache set to require client certificate and prompt for basic authentication. 
Client cert stored in Aladdin eTokin, browser correctly prompts for eToken
password, shows server certificate, but does not prompt for basic
authentication.  Works fine without SSL, and works fine without basic auth, but
the two together don't.  Worked OK with 1.0.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Install apache + OpenSSL
2.Generate certificates, configure apache to require client cert
3.Create .htaccess file for apache and configure for basic authentication
4.Copy client cert to PC, fire up browser and point at apache server
Actual Results:  
Client certificate accepted, server certificate displayed, no prompt for
authentication, blank page.

Expected Results:  
Prompted for basic auth.

Client certificate stored in Aladdin eToken.

Comment 1

15 years ago
Rob, can you please generate a HTTP log using the steps described here:


Comment 2

15 years ago
Emailed Darin direct with HTTP log file.

Comment 3

15 years ago
BASIC + SSL doesn't challenge for username/password even after closing all
firebird instances.

Comment 4

15 years ago
Rob: could you please re-send the HTTP log to me (  I don't have
it in my inbox, and I suspect you may have sent it to since
that address was valid back in July.  I no longer work for AOL.
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Last Resolved: 13 years ago
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