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TIdBasicAuthentication.Authentication Method

Creates the authorization scheme and credentials for the authentication class.

function Authentication: String; override;

String - Scheme and Base64-encoded credentials for the process.

Authentication is an overriden String function that implements creation of the authorization credentials for the Basic Authentication scheme, and returned as a Base64-encoded string. Authentication normally returns a value in the form: 

 

   Basic QWxhZGRpbjpvcGVuIHNlc2FtZQ==
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