SimpleBasicAuthentication makes it easier for developers to build a website with basic authentication using credentials from just a simple text file. You'll no longer have to create new user accounts on the system just to let people access the website or service.
Leave security just to the HttpModule, do not spend time implementing it in your web application. And if you want to pass on to another security implementation, simply remove this implementation and use the other one without rewriting your code. Note:
Basic Authentication is a common way to secure data trafic on the internet. But every implementation of Basic Authentication is insecure if not combined with SSL
. This implementation makes no
exception. But this implementation of Basic Authentication is fine because it is simple, modular and not intrusive. It does not depend on local user account on the server!
See the documentation
for more information on how to implement this module. I only takes a few minutes...