[jcifs] NTLM and Firefox

Michael B Allen miallen at ioplex.com
Thu May 1 18:49:16 GMT 2008

On Thu, 1 May 2008 12:01:06 -0600
"Matt Parker" <parkerman at gmail.com> wrote:

> I didn't see a specific way to contact anyone about updating the
> documentation, so I hope this is the right place to post this. Forgive
> me if not.
> http://jcifs.samba.org/src/docs/ntlmhttpauth.html, "Transparent
> Authentication and the Network Password Dialog" states:
> "Only Internet Explorer will negotiate NTLM HTTP authentication
> transparently. Mozilla will always prompt the user for credentials
> (someone please notify us when/if this is not true anymore). At the
> time this FAQ was written it was not known which other browsers, if
> any, can negotiate NTLM HTTP authenication transparently." (sic)
> Firefox will also work (at least on windows, i haven't tried others as of yet):
> http://kb.mozillazine.org/Network.automatic-ntlm-auth.trusted-uris
> http://www.mozilla.org/projects/netlib/integrated-auth.html

Updated. The docs should update after the next release.


Michael B Allen
PHP Active Directory SPNEGO SSO

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