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ReadyAPI throws 401 unauthorized error when accessing kerberos authenticated wsdl.

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ReadyAPI throws 401 unauthorized error when accessing kerberos authenticated wsdl.

I have Kerberos authenticated webservice deployed in application server. By following steps in below url I am able to setup Spaui 5.30 version for kerberos testing. However in the same system ReadyAPI is throwing unaauthorized error. I have done all the corresponding steps for ReadyAPI also. 

https://www.soapui.org/soap-and-wsdl/spnego/kerberos-authentication.html

In the same client machine it is working in Java client also. Only ReadyAPI not working.

Please help me to solve this issue.

 

Regards,

Arul

 

 

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Re: ReadyAPI throws 401 unauthorized error when accessing kerberos authenticated wsdl.

Hi ayusuf,

 

If you have a SoapUI Pro license, I would recommend that you open a new support case here: https://support.smartbear.com/message/?prod=ReadyAPI and provide the Support team with all the details which would help to reproduce the issue.


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Re: ReadyAPI throws 401 unauthorized error when accessing kerberos authenticated wsdl.

Hi Arulkumar,

 

Thank you for your post. Please compare Raw requests from SoapUI 5.3.0 and Ready! API. Maybe the "Authorization" header in the Ready! API request is missing.

 

To get a Raw request in Ready! API, please choose the Raw tab in the left request. See an example: http://screencast.com/t/5zWSX2Y9.


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Re: ReadyAPI throws 401 unauthorized error when accessing kerberos authenticated wsdl.

Hi Anastasia,

 

Thanks for the response. As you told there is no authorization header in the Raw request of ReadyAPI. However even after selecting Raw tab in the request I am getting same error. Please see attached screen shots of ReadyAPI and SoapUI and let me know your thoughts.

 

Thanks & Regards,

Arul

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Re: ReadyAPI throws 401 unauthorized error when accessing kerberos authenticated wsdl.

Hi Arul,

 

Please enable the "Authenticate preemptively" option in Ready! API Preferences > HTTP: http://www.screencast.com/t/rXRr09P9.


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Re: ReadyAPI throws 401 unauthorized error when accessing kerberos authenticated wsdl.

Hi Anastasia,

I enabled that option but I still don't see the Authentication header under the Raw tab?

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Re: ReadyAPI throws 401 unauthorized error when accessing kerberos authenticated wsdl.

Hi ayusuf, 

 

Do you use the Kerberos authentication? If so, here is the documentation for this type: https://support.smartbear.com/readyapi/docs/projects/requests/auth/types/spnego.html 


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Re: ReadyAPI throws 401 unauthorized error when accessing kerberos authenticated wsdl.

Hi Anastasia,

Yes, I'm using SPNEGO/Kerberos (Built-in) as my authorization. I know the request is working because when I remove the Kerberos ticket from my user directory the request fails.  

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Re: ReadyAPI throws 401 unauthorized error when accessing kerberos authenticated wsdl.

What version of ReadyAPI do you use?


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Re: ReadyAPI throws 401 unauthorized error when accessing kerberos authenticated wsdl.

Nastya, thank you a lot! 

 

Hi @ayusuf , have you solved the issue? FYI, the new ReadyAPI version (3.0.0) is out and updating could improve the situation.  

 

 


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Re: ReadyAPI throws 401 unauthorized error when accessing kerberos authenticated wsdl.

Hi Sonya,

No I'm still having the issue after updating to ReadyAPI 3.

I still don't see the Authorization header in the Raw request tab. I also do have the check mark box checked on Authenticate Preemptively in my Preferences.

Let me know if there is anything else I can do such as looking at a log file or something.

 

Thanks in advance.

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