[jcifs] Why would auth work on one server and not on another?

Christopher R. Hertel crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Tue Jul 15 04:05:44 EST 2003

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Chris -)-----

On Sat, Jul 12, 2003 at 08:31:11PM -0500, Dave Mobley wrote:
> Here is a packet capture I've made.  It appears that IE is sending a
> response back to the server (it's 2nd 'get').  If this were the case though,
> I would think the server would be responding.  Mozilla seems to think
> everything is ok and does respond (actually makes the 2nd 'get'), but on
> Domino, i've been watching, and the 2nd 'get' request is never made by IE.
> I really don't know how to read the ethereal packets that well and so here
> is what I 'think' but don't know why it is happening:
> Mozilla, even though it gets a 'Connection: closed' header, continues with
> the NTLM logon (and the server obliges by accepting the 2nd 'get') and thus
> completes the negotiation.
> IE, also receives the 'Connection: closed' header, and as per the trace in
> ethereal, actually generates and sends out a 2nd 'get', but yet, on my
> server, I have turned on every flag possible, and no 2nd 'get' request is
> ever made.  It is almost as if IE makes the request, but it doesn't go
> anywhere.
> Again, maybe I am reading the capture incorrectly, so please, correct me if
> I am wrong.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Michael B Allen" <mba2000 at ioplex.com>
> To: "Dave Mobley" <scprotz at hotmail.com>
> Cc: <eglass1 at comcast.net>; <jcifs at lists.samba.org>
> Sent: Saturday, July 12, 2003 3:13 PM
> Subject: Re: [jcifs] Why would auth work on one server and not on another?
> > > Could it be that my web server is dropping the connection after it
> > > sends the type 2 (Possibly IE is telling it to do this?)?
> >
> > A packet capture is worth a thousand dwords.
> >
> > Mike
> >

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