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User credentials are sent from the client to the server by using HTTP basic authentication, in which the credentials are encoded with base64 encoding. For user fakename and password x$pIAK9@p9!, the Authorization header would be as follows.

 Authorization: Basic ZmFrZXVzZXI6eCRwSUFLOUBwOSE=

For details about HTTP basic authentication, see [RFC1945] section 11.1.

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