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Created on Aug 19, 2021

Support for authentication other than basic authentication on web crawlers

Watson Discovery's web crawlers implement Basic authentication support as website access authentication.

Currently, there are few basic authentications for websites that are used commercially in the world, and most of them are "form authentication (session base)" and "access token authentication".

Customers using Watson Discovery also want to crawl their websites using these authentication methods.

This feature will benefit many Discovery users.

Are there any plans to support authentication methods other than Basic authentication in the Web crawler in the future?

I understand that it is technically difficult, but please tell us about your future plans for the product.