Bug 62087 - Nautilus does not remember passwords for webDav directories
Nautilus does not remember passwords for webDav directories
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: nautilus (Show other bugs)
skipjack-beta1
All Linux
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Assigned To: Havoc Pennington
Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2002-03-27 05:28 EST by Xander D Harkness
Modified: 2016-06-07 18:44 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-03-27 05:28:45 EST
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Description Xander D Harkness 2002-03-27 05:28:41 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:0.9.9) Gecko/20020314

Description of problem:
When changing directories Nautilus will ask again for the password to access a
deeper directory when borowsing a webDav directory.  It would be great to be
able to remember passwords.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Bookmark a webDav directory in the form http://username:password@www.foo.com
2.double click a directory to enter and a password box pops up already filled
with non-relevant text.
3.enter username and password to continue
	

Actual Results:  A password box arrives with an incorrect username and password.
 Filling this it it often remembers the password for the session.  There is no
check box to store the password permanently.  If only the username is entered in
the URL you are denied entry with no password dialog.

Expected Results:  The password from the URL should be removed and cached.  It
would be useful to have some form of login choice in a menu to enter a password
as most users are ignorant of how to enter a username in a URL and hence they
would have difficulty accessing webDav directories.

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Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2002-03-27 08:53:14 EST
Certainly, moving upstream as http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=76646

Closing on RH level.

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