E-IB: How to Set Up HTTP Basic Authentication in Integration Broker HTTPTARGET Connector (Doc ID 655665.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 11, 2016

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise PT PeopleTools - Version 8.40 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

This document was previously published as Customer Connection Solution 201045417

*** Last revision and update: 12-Jan-2016 ***


Goal

A third party target of a Peoplesoft Integration Broker outbound integration via HTTP Target Connector (HTTPTARGET) uses the HTTP Basic Authentication scheme, which requires passing username and password in HTTP header in a particular format, otherwise all connection attempts fail.

(Note: one of possible error messages is java.net.SocketException: socket closed (code=0))

How to configure or program the HTTPTARGET connector to pass HTTP Basic Authentication username and password.

Solution

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