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[Lynx-dev] HTTP Authentication Issue

From: Chris Nighswonger
Subject: [Lynx-dev] HTTP Authentication Issue
Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2007 12:32:47 -0500

 I have installed:

Lynx Version 2.8.5rel.1 (04 Feb 2004)
libwww-FM 2.14, SSL-MM 1.4.1, OpenSSL 0.9.8b
Built on linux-gnu Jul 13 2006 02:10:04


Linux 2.6.18-1.2869.fc6 #1 SMP

 And am trying to access:

 Which requires basic authentication via http. I use:

address@hidden cnighswonger]# lynx -auth username:password

 And receive:

Alert! Access without authorization denied. Retrying.


Authorization failed. Retry? (Y/N):

 On entering 'Y' I am prompted:

Username for 'Shoutcast Server' at server '':username

 The correct username is already populated in the field. I am then prompted:


 I type the correct password and:

Authorization failed.  Retry? (y/n) infintum....

Lynx resolves regular http pages just fine. Any help is appriciated.


Chris Nighswonger
Network & Systems Director
Foundations Bible College & Seminary
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