[Mono-list] Using BasicAuthenticationModule

Robert Jordan robertj at gmx.net
Sat Jan 26 13:38:29 EST 2008

Kevin Berry wrote:
> I'm trying to use BasicAuthenticationModule and I
> haven't managed to get it to do anything.  It just
> seems to ignore the web.config file I've created
> below.  I created a test.html file in the root folder
> (where the web.config file is located) and launched
> xsp in that same folder.  I'm expecting it to prompt
> the user for a login and password but nothing happens.

These auth modules cannot protect other files than those for
which an ASP.NET handler exists, so you may want to add a
StaticFileHandler for .html:

	<add verb="GET" path="*.html" type="System.Web.StaticFileHandler, 
System.Web, Version ... "


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