Re: Windows auth timeout
From: Ken Schaefer (kenREMOVE_at_THISadOpenStatic.com)
Date: Fri, 11 Nov 2005 11:11:18 +1100
If you're going to cut-n-paste stuff straight from someone else's website
then at least provide a link. Then they can see the whole thing, and links
to MSDN etc. Whole post is here:
"Dominick Baier [DevelopMentor]" <email@example.com>
wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org...
: Hello Tumurbaatar S.,
: When using HTTP based authentication (e.g. Basic, NTLM, Digest, Kerberos),
: Internet Explorer (IE) will continue sending the same credentials for each
: subsequent request to the server until one of two things happens: either
: (a) the user closes their browser or (b) the server refuses the
: with a 401 status code.
: IE's credentials cache. Note, that this will clear the credentials cache
: for the entire iexplore.exe process, so users will be forced to
: to any site being accessed by that process (in case they have multiple
: open pointing to multiple websites):
: // Clear current credentials
: // Requires IE6 SP1 or later
: document.execCommand(ClearAuthenticationCache, false)
: Dominick Baier - DevelopMentor
: > My app uses Windows auth and it seems it does not have any method to
: > sign out a user. Is there any way to do it?