Proxy-Authorization request header contains the credentials to authenticate a user agent to a proxy server, usually after the server has responded with a
Proxy Authentication Required status and the
Proxy-Authorization: <type> <credentials>
Note: Base64 encoding does not mean encryption or hashing! This method is equally secure as sending the credentials in clear text (base64 is a reversible encoding). Prefer to use HTTPS in conjunction with Basic Authentication.
Proxy-Authorization: Basic YWxhZGRpbjpvcGVuc2VzYW1l
|RFC 7235, section 4.4: Proxy-Authorization||HTTP/1.1: Authentication|
|RFC 7617||The 'Basic' HTTP Authentication Scheme|
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