[jcifs] NTLM Filter error message

Michael B Allen mba2000 at ioplex.com
Fri Jan 7 20:12:03 GMT 2005

On Fri, 07 Jan 2005 16:00:05 +0100
Jeroen ter Voorde <j.tervoorde at home.nl> wrote:

> Hi,
> I get the following exception after an unknown amount of time. The 
> filter works correctly for a while but after a while (could be a couple 
> of days) i get this error. The only way to get SSO to
> work again is by restarting the server.
> java.net.UnknownHostException: Failed to negotiate with a suitable 
> domain controller for REINHP
>     at jcifs.smb.SmbSession.getChallengeForDomain(SmbSession.java:139)
>     at jcifs.http.NtlmHttpFilter.doFilter(NtlmHttpFilter.java:123)
> The WINS and domain controller are accessible (otherwise it wouldn't 
> work after a restart).
> I'm using jcifs 1.1.6 with a samba 2.2.4 domain controller but a 
> customer of ours has also
> experienced the problem using jcifs 1.1.5 and a windows NT4 domain 
> controller.
> I'm using the following configuration:
>         <init-param>
>             <param-name>jcifs.smb.client.domain</param-name>
>             <param-value>REINHP</param-value>
>         </init-param>       
>         <init-param>
>             <param-name>jcifs.netbios.wins</param-name>
>             <param-value></param-value>
>         </init-param>
> Any ideas? Thanks,

I would say that the client is not able to retrieve a list of domain
controllers or that none of the DCs in the list are responding. If you can
provide a capture [1] I might be able to confirm that.



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