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Doubt in auth methods

 
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Hi,

Are all the four of them supported by all the browsers ?

1.Basic : HTTP Spec :Weak assword is encoded using base64
2.Digest : HTTP Spec : Stronger assword is encrypted
3.Client-Cert : J2EE-Spec : Strong assword and data both encrypted on HTTPS
4.Form : J2EE-Spec :Very Weak assword is sent as a text

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You'll find the answer in the servlets specification, SRV.12.5 Authentication.
 
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I did went through Spec,But nothing Explicitly said about browser support.

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Spec is not concerned about the million of browsers in the market.

Check the browser for encryption and stuff.
 
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BASIC, FORM and CLIENT-CERT supported by all browsers

Read this
http://www.examulator.com/moodle/file.php/5/webc0503.htm
 
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Digest Authentication is not currently in widespread use, servlet
containers are encouraged but not required to support it.
 
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