OWA (Outlook Web Access) with urllib2

Michael Foord fuzzyman at gmail.com
Tue Sep 28 17:42:03 CEST 2004

pascal.parent at free.fr (Pascal) wrote in message news:<e567c03a.0409272318.5019ef46 at posting.google.com>...
> Effectively, if you look at http://python.org/2.4/NEWS.html you can
> see that
> urllib2 now recognizes Basic authentication even if other
> authentication schemes are offered.
> In LiveHTTPheaders/Firefox debug, there is
>  WWW-Authenticate: Negotiate
>  WWW-Authenticate: NTLM
>  WWW-Authenticate: Basic realm="owa.mydomain"
> and the basic authentification is the last proposed.
> So now, how can I force basic authentification with urllib2 (without
> using Python 2.4a)?

You can do manual basic authentication.
See http://aspn.activestate.com/ASPN/Cookbook/Python/Recipe/305288 




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