|LiveJournal WSSE authentication bug
||[Mar. 18th, 2007|07:12 pm]
I was having a terrible time figuring out why I couldn't get at the /interface/atom URL for LiveJournal. No matter what I did, I got a 401 response code, even though I specified the required WSSE authentication credentials.|
I think I figured it out. LiveJournal won't accept WSSE credentials that are built using a timestamp with a timezone offset in it. For instance, building a WSSE credential with:
fails, but with:
I can change my code to always use GMT timestamps, but I think this should be fixed to better accommodate other clients who may be using timestamps with non-GMT offsets.
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