Forum: Ruby on Rails restful_authentication - using http auth in IE

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zero0x (Guest)
on 2009-01-24 12:32
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my restful_authentication plugin is always logging in using http auth.

But only in IE. In Safari/Firefox in displays a form.

Where do I tell it to use html login form?
Chris B. (Guest)
on 2009-01-26 00:25
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I didn't want http auth or cookie-based logins at all, so I modified
the current_user method in lib/authenticated_system.rb like this:

    def current_user
      # Original method allowed login from http authentication or
cookie, but we are disabling that.
      # @current_user ||= (login_from_session || login_from_basic_auth
|| login_from_cookie) unless @current_user == false
      @current_user ||= login_from_session unless @current_user ==

If you do make this change, be aware that if you install a newer
version of restful_authentication your modifications will be
overwritten. That wasn't an issue for me.
AD (Guest)
on 2009-01-27 06:32
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wierd that this happens in IE though, I had the same issue. Did you
ever properly resolve it?  We need http auth for API calls.

On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 5:24 PM, Chris B.
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