[jcifs] Problem configuring Apache 2.0/ Tomcat

Michael B Allen mba2000 at ioplex.com
Thu Oct 6 09:37:59 GMT 2005

On Thu, 6 Oct 2005 09:10:40 +0000 (UTC)
Yannick Lavanant <yannick at smellyfrog.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'v read through a few posted mails already and done some researches on google
> too, but I can't make jcifs to work with apache and tomcat.
> I managed to setup the whole thing using a Windows platform, so I know I have
> the basics right. 
> My problem is that I can't make it work on Linux. 
> If I connect directly to Catalina's port the authentication works fine, but if I
> try to go through apache, it doesn't work. 
> mod_jk is configured so that apache "talks" to tomcat all right. So if I remove

I think mod_jk doesn't support the NTLM handshake. At least I don't
recall anyone ever claiming they solved the problem.

> the filter entries from web.xml my site shows otherwise I get the following
> error page:
> -->
> Unauthorized
> This server could not verify that you are authorized to access the document
> requested. Either you supplied the wrong credentials (e.g., bad password), or
> your browser doesn't understand how to supply the credentials required.
> Additionally, a 401 Authorization Required error was encountered while trying to
> use an ErrorDocument to handle the request.
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Apache/2.0.54 (Fedora) Server at vmgtci2736 Port 80
> <--
> This is happening for IE and Firefox alike.
> Again, I have this working for Windows, so I suppose I just need help to setup
> mod_jk or Apache so that the authentication can proceed.
> Thanks
> Yannick

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