I have configured my JBOSS to support BASIC authentication. It work's
fine, now to support DIGEST authentication I just changed my BASIC
entry to DIGEST (this is what is doen in tomcat to change from BASIC
to DIGEST) but it is not working.
I get HTTP Status 401 error with the description "This request
requires HTTP authentication()".
I tried restarting jboss still its not working.
My first question is
"Does Jboss support DIGEST authentication"
My second question is
"If yes, then what have to be done to change BASIC authentication to
If anyone as any answer to it, it will be of great help.
Thank's in advance
DIGEST auth cannot work in general because it needs a cleartext password from the security domain database. If you store you password in cleartext in the database accessed by the JAAS layer for authentication, then its possible to use DIGEST auth, but the integration to support this has not been done.