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Authentication Type

 
Gaurav Gambhir
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Mock Question

Which of the following authentication types cannot be used for the auth-method element?

a)Basic
b)Digest
c)Client-Cert
d)None of above

Answer it says is a)Basic

To me it looks as if all three are possible

Experts Comments???
 
Ed Ward
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From the spec:
The sub-element auth-method
configures the authentication mechanism for the Web application. The element
content must be either BASIC, DIGEST, FORM, CLIENT-CERT, or a vendor-specific
authentication scheme.
 
Reshma Shanbhag
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Does it mean that the value of auth-method sub-element are case sensitive ??
 
Narendra Dhande
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Hi,

Yes, Everything in the web.xml including auth-method sub-element are case sensitive.

Thanks
 
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