Document Intelligence reading PDF - Problem with http authentication

Daniel 20 Reputation points

I'm reading a public available PDF with curl using the FormRecognizer.

curl -i -X POST "%FR_ENDPOINT%formrecognizer/documentModels/{modelID}:analyze?api-version=2022-08-31" -H "Content-Type: application/json" -H "Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key: %FR_KEY%" --data-ascii "{'urlSource': '{document-url}'}"

That works well.

Now I have a PDF with HTTP basic authentication. I've tried to pass the user and pass in the document-url (f.e. but that fails with:

[ms-azure-ai-errorcode] => InvalidRequest

Does anyone have an idea how I can pass the credentials so it works?

Thanks for your help.

Azure AI Document Intelligence
Azure AI Document Intelligence
An Azure service that turns documents into usable data. Previously known as Azure Form Recognizer.
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  1. romungi-MSFT 41,326 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    @Daniel Azure Document intelligence or Form recognizer cannot read files which are password authenticated. As a requirement PDF file should have the password removed before passing it to the service. Thanks!!

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