[jcifs] Is there a simple C library for the NTLMSSP?

Allen, Michael B (RSCH) Michael_B_Allen at ml.com
Mon Jun 16 13:15:36 EST 2003

I don't think there is actually. At least not something that combines the
client with NTLM HTTP auth like jCIFS does. This is something where jCIFS
is actually leaps and bounds ahead of the other guys. The integration of
everything is pretty good I think.


> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Christopher R. Hertel [SMTP:crh at ubiqx.mn.org]
> Sent:	Sunday, June 15, 2003 11:10 PM
> To:	dave mobley
> Cc:	jcifs at lists.samba.org
> Subject:	Re: [jcifs] Is there a simple C library for the NTLMSSP?
> On Sun, Jun 15, 2003 at 11:46:15PM +0000, dave mobley wrote:
> > Is there a simple C library for NTLMSSP?  (I looked in the Samba CVS and 
> > saw something like it, but it didn't seem clear if that was the same as the 
> > one provided as part of the jcifs package).  Any ideas, or does anyone know 
> > of a port of the protocol?
> I don't know, actually.  I was surprised last week to find that there were 
> three (give or take) client-side implementations written in Perl.
> Of course, I'm not sure what you're looking for here.  Client or Server 
> side?  NTLMSSP or NTLMSSP over HTTP or both?
> Hmmm...  Might be interesting to write such a thing...
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