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Carsten Ziegeler resolved FELIX-2751.
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    Resolution: Won't Fix

This issue is now open for nearly six years, so I think there is no interest in 
this anymore. If so, please open a new issue against the latest version

> HttpContext implementation which supports BASIC auth.
> -----------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: FELIX-2751
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FELIX-2751
>             Project: Felix
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: HTTP Service
>            Reporter: Tamas Cserveny
>         Attachments: AuthHttpContext.java, BasicAuthHttpContext.java
>
>
> I've tried to implement the basic authentication scheme for a servlet in my 
> project. It was obvious, that I'll need to use HttpContext for that, but I 
> felt that something like the basic auth or digest should be included in the 
> system by default.
> I did not found anything on the net about an OSGi HttpContext implementing 
> BasicAuth so I created a very basic one. The only thing it supports is 
> authentication against a static list of users.
> You'll need to extend it and read the users from somewhere. It may need lot 
> of polishing as currently the users are stored in a map inside the context, 
> but should be extracted to some kind of Realm object and let the 
> authentication/authorization be done there. But this would have been an 
> overkill for my purpose.
> Example:
> @Component
> @Service
> @Property(name="contextId", value="VIRIF")
> public class VIRHttpContext extends BasicAuthHttpContext {
>     public VIRHttpContext() {
>         super( "VIRIF" );
>         loadUserAndPassword(  );
>     }
> ...
> }
> and then annotate the servlet:
> @Component
> @Service
> @Properties({
>     @Property(name = "alias", value = "/vir"),
>     @Property(name = "contextId", value = "VIRIF")
> })
> public class SecuredCommandServlet extends HttpServlet {
> }
> ps. The examples uses the whiteboard bundle and the SCR maven plugin. The 
> implementation uses commons lang and codec. Maybe they can be refactored out.



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