Betr.: Re: [jcifs] How to retrieve password

Michael B Allen mba2000 at
Sat Nov 27 08:11:54 GMT 2004

Roel De Nijs said:
> I want to retrieve userid and password to use them to automatically
> login at our application, so he doesn't have to login twice. Something
> like single sign-on...

Yeah, transparent SSO for everything is what we all want. Unfortunately
you can't just retrieve the actual password text itself with JCIFS (or
anything else for that matter).

What you really want is Kerberos. Of course your network and the
application has to support it.


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