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Re: [cross-project-issues-dev] PLEASE HELP: Eclipse asking for username/password for

The dialog comes from p2, and it looks like the standard dialog.  Here is the source:

And it is opened from line 174 of this class:

However this usually comes up when you have a password protected p2 repository. Typically I wouldn't expect this to be the case for a repository at It could also possibly be caused by a proxy between the user and that is bouncing him back.

So, it's a bit weird, but doesn't look like an exploit.


From:        Denis Roy <denis.roy@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To:        cross-project-issues-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx,
Date:        11/13/2014 02:37 PM
Subject:        [cross-project-issues-dev] PLEASE HELP: Eclipse asking for        username/password for
Sent by:        cross-project-issues-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx

I'm trying to find the source of an Eclipse dialog window that is asking for a username and password for "".

A user is reporting this in the Forums:

I've attached the screenshot for your convenience.

Does anyone know where this dialog is coming from, and what it's doing? >From what I can tell, it is not sending those credentials to

I'm somewhat concerned by this, and I'm hoping it isn't what I think it is.


Denis [attachment "password.png" deleted by John Arthorne/Ottawa/IBM]
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