[jcifs] Re: Multiple values for domain controller address??

John Withers john.withers at irs.gov
Tue May 10 20:25:10 GMT 2005

Richard Caper <rcaper <at> gmail.com> writes:
> There is, I believe... if you are specifying a WINS server the
> preferred approach is to specify "jcifs.smb.client.domain" rather than
> "jcifs.http.domainController".  The latter will be the IP of a single
> domain controller (what you are doing now); using the former it will
> find a domain controller for the specified domain using WINS.
> On 5/10/05, John Withers <john.withers <at> irs.gov> wrote:
> > Greetings!
> > 
> > We're in the process of implementing SSO using the NtlmHttpFilter.  It works
> > very well as long as we know the domain controller address.  However, we are
> > concerned that there is no 'fail over' mechanism for domain controller like
> > there is for the WINS server.  Why not?
> > 
> >
Thanks for the suggestion.  However that approach requires that a valid SMB 
name be configured too.  When I try that, I get complaints in the server log.  
Is there any particular down-side to making the domain controller address a 
list in a future version?


More information about the jcifs mailing list