[jcifs] JCIFS on a cluster

Christopher R. Hertel crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Fri Feb 17 18:34:02 GMT 2006

On Fri, Feb 17, 2006 at 10:38:21AM -0500, Richard Caper wrote:
> Not sure if it is possible to run it in a cluster this way.  If a
> given client will always be directed to the same backend server then
> it may work.  But if they are bounced between servers you will have
> the issue that the challenge is issued by server A and the response
> goes to server B.

If you can synchronize authentication between all of the members of the 
cluster then you can mitigate this problem.  That is, however, an issue 
for the cluster folk.

I assume that you are running Samba on the RHEL server.  What type of 
cluster is it?

Chris -)-----

> On 2/17/06, Abhijeet Sarwate <abhijeet.sarwate at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi
> >
> > I use JCIFS for transparent authentication for my web app deployed on a
> > cluster on Linux (RHEL).
> >
> > Transparent login works for some windows desktops but for some of the
> > desktops, it keeps popping the network password dialog. I changed the IE
> > settings so that the my web site is part of local intranet. But it keeps
> > popping up the network password dialog some or the other time. What is the
> > best way to debug this? If I use the network sniffer, what would I look for?
> >
> > Secondly,
> >
> > This does not happen if the app is deployed on a single server,
> >
> > abhijeet
> >
> >

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