[Qgis-developer] [Qgis-user] Assistance with Basic Authentication

Luigi Pirelli luipir at gmail.com
Tue Nov 29 04:00:04 PST 2016

Hi Richard

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On 29 November 2016 at 08:23, Richard Duivenvoorde <rdmailings at duif.net> wrote:
> On 29-11-16 00:51, Phil (The Geek) Wyatt wrote:
>> Hi Folks,
>> Is there anyone out there that can assist with a QGIS authentication
>> issue? I am trying to get basic authentication working but it seems to
>> be failing all the time. If someone has used authentication recently I
>> can supply the site details for testing.
> Hi Devs (moving this to dev list),
> I tested the geojson url of Phil, and if I provide username and password IN
> the url like below it works:
> https://username:password@server/api/reports/sample/addresses/geojson
> But without the username/password in the url, QGIS does not provide any
> authentication dialogs or so.
> Is the api missing a header which QGIS needs to know there is authentication
> on it?
> Or how is QGIS triggered to show authentication dialogs when provided basic
> authentication on a 'protocol'-vector layer?
> Regards,
> Richard Duivenvoorde
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