[jcifs] Domain Controller and PreAuth

Eric Glass eric.glass at gmail.com
Thu Sep 27 12:10:56 GMT 2007

Some background info on the issue for reference:


Preauthentication only works when load balancing is enabled (or did at that
point, assuming nothing has changed).

On 9/26/07, Michael B Allen <miallen at ioplex.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Sep 2007 22:25:47 -0400
> "Brown, Melonie" <mbrown at microstrategy.com> wrote:
> > can you have more than one domain controller in the lmhosts file?
> Perhaps you want the DnsSrv.patch:
> http://jcifs.samba.org/src/patches/DnsSrv.patch
> It uses JNDI to lookup domain controllers so that you don't need WINS.
> I don't know if it still applies cleanly or if it is compatible with
> preauth though.
> All I can tell you is that you must make preauth work. We really should
> change the wording in the documentation. Currently it says 'if a username
> and password are specified then preauthentication will be used' as if it
> was something optional. It's not optional.
> Mike
> --
> Michael B Allen
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