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    Question authenticate through http header

    hi all,
    i need your help immediately .
    in my application i need to write authenticate method to get authentication from server.
    how do i send authenticate information (username,password) through http header.
    i want to know what is the feature of doing authentication this way.
    normally we send username,password in the form to the
    server through post method.can anyone clarify me and let me show example of how to
    do directly through http header.


    Thanks.

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    There is a PEAR class which you can use for HTTP based authentication. It's pretty much straight forward to use...


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