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Opened 6 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

Last modified 9 months ago

#1005 closed enhancement (wontfix)

Prompt for passwords or encryption keys if required and missing

Reported by: Josh Owned by: Antoine Martin
Priority: major Milestone: 2.0
Component: html5 Version: 0.15.x
Keywords: Cc: dennis.schridde@…


Since we cannot use POST request to tranfer information between the connect.html and index.html (because websockify's built in server does not support the POST method), the options for authentication and encryption are missing from the connection interface.

The index.html page needs to prompt for any missing passwords or encryption keys that are required for the connection to avoid having to send them between pages.

This would also very useful if starting a server with --html=on that uses authentication/encryption where we are expecting to navigate to index.html without going through the connection interface.

Change History (9)

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by Antoine Martin

Can we get this in 0.16 or shall we re-schedule it?

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by Josh

We'll get this in

comment:3 Changed 6 years ago by Antoine Martin

Milestone: 0.160.17


comment:4 Changed 6 years ago by Antoine Martin

Milestone: 0.171.0
Owner: changed from Josh to Antoine Martin
Status: newassigned


comment:5 Changed 6 years ago by urzds

Cc: dennis.schridde@… added

comment:6 Changed 5 years ago by Antoine Martin

Milestone: 1.01.1

Milestone renamed

comment:7 Changed 5 years ago by Antoine Martin

Milestone: 1.12.0

Milestone renamed

comment:8 Changed 5 years ago by Antoine Martin

Resolution: wontfix
Status: assignedclosed

websockify won't support POST: https://github.com/kanaka/websockify/issues/188 and we're better off just using wss / https anyway (#1252).

comment:9 Changed 9 months ago by migration script

this ticket has been moved to: https://github.com/Xpra-org/xpra/issues/1005

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