[jcifs] 411 - Length Required

Michael B Allen ioplex at gmail.com
Thu Nov 6 17:09:48 GMT 2008

On Thu, Nov 6, 2008 at 11:54 AM, Chad Sturtz <Chad.Sturtz at quest.com> wrote:
> I downloaded and started using the JCIFS library yesterday to handle NTLM
> authentication to a remote windows host running WinRM.  I'm watching the
> network traffic in Wireshark and can see the original 401 response, followed
> by the client sending a second request with the NTLM authentication
> included.  The problem lies here.  The server responds with a 411 error
> (Length Required).  As I understand it, this means the request was sent
> without a Content-Length header.  I was able to verify this in the Wireshark
> trace.
> Is there a reason the Content-Length is not being set?

I need more context. It's clear you're using HTTP but it sounds like
you're using an HTTP client. JCIFS is primarily a CIFS protocol client
so I don't always pay too much attention to the HTTP stuff. Can you be
more specific?


Michael B Allen
PHP Active Directory SPNEGO SSO

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