[jcifs] No response from IE

Michael B Allen mba2000 at ioplex.com
Wed Dec 8 23:53:27 GMT 2004

Vineet Gera said:
> I am attaching the http headers sent by firefox and by IE. We notice
> this problem with all our IE clients. When IE receives the
> 	WWW-Authenticate: NTLM
> header, it starts to take 100% CPU. [It is not completely out of control
> ... you can press the stop button to make it stop consuming the CPU].
> Firefox on the other hand responds to the ``WWW-Authenticate'' request
> with a ``Authorization: NTLM'' header.
> Interestingly, Firefox sends the ``Authorization: NTLM'' request twice.
> Is that normal? The data following the  ``Authorization: NTLM'' part
> seems to be different in the two request headers.

Please send me a packet capture [1] from the web server of IE failing (CPU
100%) and also of something succeeding with the same setup.


[1] http://jcifs.samba.org/capture.html

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