[jcifs] Authentication issue with IE 6.0, inconsistent username and password prompting

Juliana juliana at relevanz.com
Tue Mar 9 06:06:27 GMT 2004

Hi Andrew,

Thank you for the information,. Yes, my site is an intranet site, I've done
the steps you asked me to but I am still receiving the pop up password
window. :(

I will still try to find out if there are any configuration I've missed out
in IE but at the mean time, any other idea?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Andrew Stevens" <andrew.stevens at gsjbw.com>
To: "'Juliana'" <juliana at relevanz.com>; <jcifs at lists.samba.org>
Sent: Tuesday, March 09, 2004 12:46 PM
Subject: RE: [jcifs] Authentication issue with IE 6.0, inconsistent username
and password prompting

> It would be worth double checking that the site you are accessing is
> as an Intranet Site.
> If it's an Intranet site IE and NTLM will negotiate authorisation
> transparently.
> Do this in IE: Tools / Internet Options / Security / Local Intranet /
> / Advanced / (add your site)
> I suppose it's possible the settings were removed when you did the IE
> upgrade.
> I have IE6 (have had many versions) and Tomcat and it all worky for me :)
> Cheers,
> AS
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Juliana [SMTP:juliana at relevanz.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, 9 March 2004 15:40
> To: jcifs at lists.samba.org
> Subject: [jcifs] Authentication issue with IE 6.0,
> inconsistent username and password prompting
> Hi
> I just upgraded my IE to version 6.0.2800.1106
> I had an application which resides in tomcat and used jcifs for
> authentication and single signon.
> However, being successfully tested previously (before my IE
> upgrade), it begin to prompt me for username and password (BASIC
> Authentication style)
> I've read through some FAQ on this issue and also visited the site
> http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q258063
> <http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q258063>   but no
> matter how i configure, I was not able to by pass the authentication pop
> from IE 6.0
> I configured my web.xml as follow:
> <filter>
> <filter-name>NTLM HTTP Authentication Filter</filter-name>
> <filter-class>jcifs.http.NtlmHttpFilter</filter-class>
> <init-param>
>   <param-name>jcifs.http.domainController</param-name>
>   <param-value></param-value>
> </init-param>
> </filter>
>     <!-- NTLM HTTP Authentication only works with MSIE-->
>     <filter-mapping>
>              <filter-name>NTLM HTTP Authentication
> Filter</filter-name>
>              <url-pattern>/*</url-pattern>
>      </filter-mapping>
> The weird thing is, the authentication pop up only occurred to some
> of the machine in my office but not all, and the fact that we are all
> the same IE version 6.0,
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