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Basic authenticator

The basic authenticator implements basic HTTP authentication.

Class Name


Parameter Description
<basic-realm-name> A string sent to the client as a realm name, and presented by the browser in the login dialog.

<realm name="realmForMyApp" 

    <className> com.worklight.core.auth.ext.BasicAuthenticator </className>
    <parameter name="basic-realm-name" value="My App" />


Parent Authentication configuration