[jcifs] NTLM Auth - Multiple domain definition

Michael B Allen mba2000 at ioplex.com
Sat Jan 10 19:55:44 GMT 2004

>> Hi Mike,
>> thank you for your advice.
>> I used jcifs.http.domainController tag and it works in environment with
>> many trusted domains.
>> But I could set only 1 domain controller. Is there any way how to set more
>> of them. It is very usefull in case this DC is not accessible so Tomcat
>> can pick up another one.
> Oh, I see what you're saying. Unfortunately this is currently not possible. But it
> should be. I need to do the same for WINS. I've been meaning to look at that.

Although, I forgot to point out that ideally you should use the name of the domain
so that WINS is used to retrieve any IP acting as a domain controller for that
domain. In practice, if a domain controller goes down the IP is probably left over
in WINS which means I still need some kind of fail over mechanism.


A program should be written to  model the concepts of the task it
performs rather than the physical world or a process because this
maximizes the  potential for it  to be applied  to tasks that are
conceptually similar and, more  important, to tasks that have not
yet been conceived.

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