[jcifs] NTLM authentication
Giampaolo at Tomassoni.biz
Thu Apr 23 14:32:00 GMT 2009
> From: Suvendu_Mohapatra
> Sent: Thursday, April 23, 2009 3:34 PM
> I am using an open source performance tool(Grinder) which does
> not support NTLM authentication for replaying back the script.
> But it supports basic and digest type of authentication(it uses
> innovation HTTPClient package). Kindly tell me can I find any code
> which supports NTLM authentication using JCIFS package.
> Thank you in advance
the jCifs package offers the jcifs.http.NtlmHttpFilter which, when installed
as a servlet filter, attempts authenticating throw the NTLM protocol. The
identity of the authenticated user is propagated in the attributes of the
request, so that the servlet or a further filter can eventually assign a
role to the user, if Grinder needs it.
The setup of the filter is a bit tricky and may require some compromise
among features, but then it is used to work as expected.
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