[cifs-protocol] NTLMSSP_AUTH

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Wed Jun 28 09:47:02 GMT 2006

On Tue, 2006-06-27 at 12:50 +0100, Joseph Kuan wrote:
> Hi all,
>   I used ethereal to dissect some pass though authentication and I 
> notice inside the NTLMSSP_AUTH, the User name is set to NULL. Is that 
> normal?
> If the username is set to NULL, then how the server knows which password 
> to hash and match the response?

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Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                                http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team           http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College  http://hawkerc.net
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