[jcifs] How to perform NTLM authentication only once per session

Michael B Allen mba2000 at ioplex.com
Thu Feb 8 18:58:07 GMT 2007

On Thu, 8 Feb 2007 13:38:29 -0500
"Rao, Sailesh" <Sailesh.Rao at 53.com> wrote:

> Is there a way to tweak the NTLM filter to perform the authentication
> only the first time per http session? Does IE always authenticate with
> NTLM for every post? Can this behavior be changed through the filter?

No. IE *always* re-authenticates POST requests (but not GET). There
was a patch to prevent the filter from communicating with the DC for
redundant posts. That would speed things up a little. Don't recall when
that was though.


Michael B Allen
PHP Active Directory SSO

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