Testing and verification

KB – Does the back-end server accept Basic Authentication

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Question or problem

Verify that the back-end accepts Basic Authentication.

Send an HTTP request

Procedure-related prerequisites

  • You must be logged in as root via SSH in a terminal window.
  • Ensure that the back-end server is configured for Basic Authentication.


  1. Test preparation:
  2. Run the following commands:
  3. copy
    curl -v -k http://exchange.int.virtinc.com/
  1. Test execution and verification:
  2. Check the curl output.
  3. The HTTP response contains an header WWW-Authenticate: Basic
  • In case of failure:
  • Check the back-end server is configured properly.

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