HTTPS

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Tue Nov 5 23:50:00 EST 2013


Yes, all internet connectivity goes through libURL. You do have use 
shell if you want to bypass it.


On 11/5/13 9:45 PM, Nakia Brewer wrote:
> Is it fair for me to assume that because I am using a raw expression and not referring libURL that I am not using the libURL Library?
> Or is libURL used for all internet requests?
>
> My call for example;
> set the httpHeaders to "Proxy-Authorization: Basic" && base64Encode(tUsername & colon & tPassword) &cr&"Content-Type:application/xml"&cr&"Accept:application/xml"
> get URL ("https://" & userName & ":" & URLEncode(userPass) &"@"&theSubDomain&".harvestapp.com/daily")
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-bounces at lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of J. Landman Gay
> Sent: Wednesday, 06 November 2013 13:51
> To: How to use LiveCode
> Subject: Re: HTTPS
>
> On 11/5/13 8:21 PM, Nakia Brewer wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I have asked about this issue on the Forum some time ago but never got back to testing it further.
>> I have a desktop application that needs to communicate to a REST API over HTTPS and I am having issues with what I think is a certificate problem when I try and use the application on my work network.
>> NOTE - This issues doesn't occur at my home network.
>>
>> So, to explain the issue.
>> When I do a HTTPS Request (Via GET) I get returned a Error 10061 on socket
>> -          IT can NOT see my request at the Proxy
>>
>> Now if I do a simple HTTP Request (Via GET) it works correctly
>> -          IT can confirm they are seeing  my request at the Proxy.
>>
>> I have tried setting the libUrlSetSSlVerification false but to no avail.
>> I don't know much about SSL or anything but is it fair for me to assume that the work network is denying my connection because it is HTTPS without a certificate?
>> If that is the case I have found how to point to certificates but have no idea where/how to generate a certificate that would be valid so the connection works?
>>
>> I hope this makes some sense and I look forward to any idea's you all may have!
>
> As I understand it, libURL (the internet library) doesn't support HTTPS
> via proxies. I am facing a similar issue right now.
>


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