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

Rao, Sailesh Sailesh.Rao at 53.com
Thu Feb 8 19:25:22 GMT 2007

I am using jcifs version 1.2.12. Does this contain the patch you are
talking about? Otherwise where can I locate the patch?


-----Original Message-----
From: Michael B Allen [mailto:mba2000 at ioplex.com] 
Sent: Thursday, February 08, 2007 1:58 PM
To: Rao, Sailesh
Cc: jcifs at lists.samba.org
Subject: Re: [jcifs] How to perform NTLM authentication only once per

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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