[jcifs] "Enable Integrated Windows Authentication" doesn't seem to matter?

Jason Bainbridge jbainbridge at gmail.com
Mon Jan 24 20:28:33 GMT 2005

On Mon, 24 Jan 2005 11:36:30 -0600, Jonathan D Trumbull
<Jonathan.Trumbull at abbott.com> wrote:
> All, 
> I have playing with the jCIFS Servlet filter (on resin 3.0.9) and it works
> very nicely.  The only "problem" I am having is that the "Enable Integrated
> Windows Authentication" option in IE doesn't seem to make a difference when
> connecting (testing using IE 6.0 SP1 under W2K SP4).  Even if it's disabled
> (and the browser is restarted) when I visit my test site, I am not prompted
> for my credentials--it just pulls these from my current logon.  This is
> actually _good_ for my intended purpose, but it bothers me that I don't
> understand what's happening.  I poked around on google and the MS KB but
> everything I read seems to indicate that it should prompt me for credentials
> when this option is disabled regardless of whether I am using NTLM or
> Kerberos. 
> Can anyone point me to a reference that sheds some light on this behavior? 
> Thanks! 


I think all it does is enable/disable Kerberos authentication so the
name of the option is pretty silly but then again this is Microsoft...

Jason Bainbridge
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