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WebSite test after authentication



Hello, I would like to test an authentication on a Website: I have an url : http://diog.aem.com In this page , I can Log with a username and password and continue the navigation and the url http://www.diog.aem.com/index.php?task=search is used My problem is : When I check the http sensor http://diog.aem.com with authentication required or not, it's work even with a wrong password I tried the same with http://www.diog.aem.com/index.php?task=search and it's works with wrong password I think prtg only check the time for download the web site and not the authentication process Have you got an ideo to help me ? Thank you

prtg-network-monitor snmp website-authentication

Created on Jul 26, 2013 9:20:28 AM

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thank you very much for your KB-Post. Can you please upload a few screenshots showing the settings of the used HTTP-Sensor?

best regards.

Created on Jul 29, 2013 11:56:57 AM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



Hello, Thank you very for this answer I don't know how upload pictures so here's the detail of the concerned sensor :

Name of sensor : Diog Balises : httpsensor Priority : 3 stars

Specifique HTTP: Delai d'expiration (s) : 60 URL : http://www.diog.aem.com/index.php?task=quicksearch&formid=1374672558 Methode de requete : GET Methode SSL : SSL V2 ou V3

Donnees avancées du capteur: Version : HTTP 1.1 Agent de l'utilisateur : Utiliser la chaîne par défaut PRTG Changements de contenu : Ignorer les changements Vérification de mots clés existants (positif) : Désactiver Vérification des mots clés existants (négatif) Désactiver Limiter le téléchargement (Kb) : 0 Traitement du résultat : Rejeter le résultat HTML

Authentification - Authentification : La page web a besoin d'une authentification - Utilisateur : 14495mpn - Utilisateur : ** - Méthode d'authentication : Authentification d'accès de base (HTTP)

------------- For Information this URL is unreachable on Internet Even with bad password , everything is green Have you got an idea ? Thank you verymuch for your help Best Regards Maxime

Created on Jul 30, 2013 8:03:17 AM



Can you please try it with the internal IP then instead of the hostname in the URL? Does this work?

Created on Jul 30, 2013 9:11:42 AM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



Hi, Thanks for this answer. This URL is an internal tool I have to check. It can't work with IP, dns resolution if necessary. I thought that with PRTG it was possible to check an url plugged in a second plugged in a third etc ... it's the reason why I bought this software (my licence number is ....) Can you help me ? Thank you

Created on Jul 30, 2013 12:28:55 PM

Last change on Jul 30, 2013 12:42:19 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]



It can work of course, but it could also be that PRTG is accessing the URL from the internet. And so not exactly "seeing" what you are seeing. Do you need a HTTP-Transaction sensor? Is this about several URLs to be checked in a sequence?

Created on Jul 30, 2013 12:45:40 PM by  Torsten Lindner [Paessler Support]

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