Re: [squid-users] Authentication Question

From: Robert Collins <>
Date: Fri, 03 Oct 2003 17:44:27 +1000

On Fri, 2003-10-03 at 13:32, OTR Comm wrote:
> Hello,
> I have my squid configuration set to require authentication.
> Does anyone know how squid physically puts the box up resquesting the
> username and password? I know squid passes the information put inot
> this box to the selected authentication program (like ncsa_auth), but
> how does squid make the box display in the first place?
> I would like to know this down at code level if possible. That is, what
> routine displays the login box and sends the information to the
> authentication program.

Squid /doesn't/ display that login box. To see what squid does with
authentication, I suggest you start with the programmers guide.

You might read RFC2617 to understand the protocol within which squid


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