[jcifs] Re: url-pattern problem with internet explorer (ie resending NTLM-authentication)

Michael B Allen mba2000 at ioplex.com
Thu May 31 15:39:59 GMT 2007

On Thu, 31 May 2007 12:46:13 +0000 (UTC)
floooh <floh.mueller at web.de> wrote:

> well, my problem is even mentioned on
> http://jcifs.samba.org/src/docs/ntlmhttpauth.html under "HTTP POST and
> Protecting Sub-Content"..
> in the meantime i found a solution myself, though it's not what i hoped for. as
> it requires editing the registry it's not acceptable for our customers (who's
> administators would have to edit a few hundred registries)..
> the key is a DWORD-entry:
> HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Microsoft/Windows/CurrentVersion/Internet 
> Settings/DisableNTLMPreAuth
> set it to '1' and voilà, IE won't resend ntlm-authentication-data unless it is
> asked for it ("unauthorized"-response from the server) and everything's good and
> fine and shiny. only not for me... :(

Interesting. I didn't know about the reg key. I'll have to add that to the doc.


Michael B Allen
PHP Active Directory Kerberos SSO

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