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LoadRunner & HTTP 401 Authentication (Updated)

Posted by Kim on Wednesday, December 23, 2009

In one of my recent projects I stumbled upon an interesting problem situation with the HTTP Authentication mechanism.

I had a Machine to Machine (M2M) interface, where clients used HTTP authentication to identify themselves to the server while sending data. In this scenario there was no HTTP 401 response from the server, because the client included the authentication info in the initial request. Read the rest of this entry »

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