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HTML advanced sensor authentication



I need to test an URL page with authentication. I define a HTML Advenced sensor along with username and password settings. It works OK, no matter if user/password settings are right or wrong.


advanced authentication html website-authentication

Created on Feb 14, 2014 10:57:10 AM

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the HTTP Advanced Sensor only supports Basic or NTLM Authentication. Is there any chance that the website you are trying to monitor has form based authentication? In this case you are most likely monitoring the login page without logging in at all and therefore it does not matter which credentials you are providing.
In case it is a form based authentication, you might download the URL Recorder to capture the POST data of the log in and then set the sensor up to use POST data.
Best regards

Created on Feb 17, 2014 7:05:32 AM by  Konstantin Wolff [Paessler Support]

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