[jcifs] Accessing SMB files and NTLM

Michael B Allen mba2000 at ioplex.com
Tue May 23 15:59:38 GMT 2006

On Tue, 23 May 2006 11:30:37 +0100
"Mike Streeton" <mike.streeton at ardentia.co.uk> wrote:

> We are using NTLM for windows authentication to our web server, we have
> also started using SMB files to access windows files. We seem to have an
> issue that the NTLM works okay; SMB works okay, but SMB stops working
> when you connect via NTLM, it does not seem to start working again until
> the app server is restarted? Any ideas, thanks

You can't use NTLM HTTP authenticated credentials to then access SMB
resources on a host other than the server with which you negotiated NTLM
authentication on behalf of the HTTP client. Specifically, the server
challenge is specific to the server with which you're performing NTLM

Otherewise, you question is vague and I don't know how to answer.


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