Before Sitemap Creator tries to access a resource, it will try and get a set of credentials matching the resource URL. If you have defined such credentials, then these will be passed to the request.

However, if you are analyzing or copying a website and a 401 (Unauthorised) response is returned, Sitemap Creator will do the following:

  • If the Do not prompt for passwords setting is set, Sitemap Creator will ignore the URL and continue with the scan
  • If the Do not prompt for passwords setting is not set, Sitemap Creator will prompt for a user name and password, then attempt to retry the URL until either authentication is successful, or the user cancels the password prompt

When Sitemap Creator prompts for a password during a crawl, you can optionally cancel further prompting by clicking the Do not prompt for further passwords button.

© 2010-2023 Cyotek Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
Documentation version 1.2 (buildref #81.15583), last modified 2023-04-09. Generated 2023-04-29 14:30 using Cyotek HelpWrite Professional version 6.19.1