What does it mean to authenticate a client with a proxy?
In other words, it means that the client must first authenticate itself with the proxy. The client’s request doesn’t report a direct authentication problem; it simply reports that it needs to authenticate with a proxy server.
Can I use the same challenge and response mechanism for proxy authentication?
The same challenge and response mechanism can be used for proxy authentication. As both resource authentication and proxy authentication can coexist, a different set of headers and status codes is needed.
What is HTTP authentication 7235?
RFC 7235 defines the HTTP authentication framework which can be used by a server to challenge a client request and by a client to provide authentication information.
What are the WWW-Authenticate and proxy-authenticates headers?
The WWW-Authenticate and Proxy-Authenticate response headers define the authentication method that should be used to gain access to a resource. They must specify which authentication scheme is used, so that the client that wishes to authorize knows how to provide the credentials. The syntax for these headers is the following:
What does 407 proxy authentication required mean?
The 407 Proxy Authentication Required status code is one of the 50+ status codes that are used to represent the complex relationship between the client and the server. All status codes in the 4xx group are client-side errors, which means that something on the client-side of things is causing the issue.
Why won’t my proxy work with the Microsoft Store?
Your network proxy doesn’t work with the Microsoft Store. Contact your system administrator for more information. Apps that are included with Windows 8 may indicate that you are not connected to the Internet.
Why doesn’t the client’s request report a direct authentication problem?
The client’s request doesn’t report a direct authentication problem; it simply reports that it needs to authenticate with a proxy server. As with most HTTP response codes and code errors, this cause could be harder to diagnose or rectify.